August 30, 2019

Claire Ramos’19 works to empower immigrants and refugees

Throughout her studies at Beloit College, Claire Ramos’19 actively sought out opportunities to apply what she was learning in her courses.

An international relations major fluent in Spanish who also studied French, Claire Ramos’19 is a passionate promoter of human rights and social justice. In Beloit, she volunteered with the Stateline Literacy Council during the academic year, and with the support of a Weissberg Program grant, volunteered one summer in Mexico at a shelter for Central Amrican migrants in Mexico.  Claire spent her junior year abroad, studying human rights and social justice first in Senegal, and then in Jordan. In both countries, she was able to focus on migration.

Active on campus as well as off-campus, Claire helped organize a Beloit College student delegation to the U.S. Mexico border in cooperation with No More Deaths. Post-gradation, Claire is working at a domestic violence shelter in Chicago.

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