LaGuardia Humanitarian Initiative (LHI)

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What is LHI?

LHI or LaGuardia Humanitarian Initiative is a collegewide experiential learning initiative that helps students to inquire about global issues in partnership with local and global organizations and gain civic engagement experience.

How will LHI benefit students?

  1. Receive experiential learning opportunities (volunteering and internship) in partnership with local and global organizations;
  2. LHI experience, certificate, and digital badge strengthens students’ transfer application;
  3. Networking and advocacy opportunities with community based organizations;
  4. Qualify for awards, and collegewide showcase and presentations;
  5. Receive one-on-one career counseling on how to document LHI experiences when applying for jobs, internships, academic presentations, resume, and/or when transferring to a 4-year college;
  6. Exemplary student projects are published at the LHI website

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Since its formation in Spring 2020 over 1000 students have participated in LHI.

Sample of LHI Students’ Projects and Voices