"I CASC because I have had enough of the injustices of this world. I CASC because change is imperative. I CASC because I want to help make a difference--a difference that is long overdue."
"I CASC because we should not wait for change, rather be the change."
"I CASC to provide others with a sense of community and belonging"
"I CASC because I love"
"Stories are a communal currency of humanity. --Tahir Shah"
"I CASC because I want to help make the world a more equitable place."
"I CASC because I want to learn how to uplift my community voice"
"I chose to do CASC because I wanted social justice education to be a central part of my education at Michigan!"
"I CASC because I want to ensure that every child has the ability to determine their own future through equitable, accessible, and supportive education."
"I CASC because I want to be an active participant in building and improving my community."
"To grow my own understanding of my identity and learn how to be a better change maker and work towards a better future."
"I CASC to educate myself about social injustices, especially the inequity in healthcare, in order to work with my community and to achieve growth as an individual."
"I CASC to incorporate my passions for art and design with community engagement and social justice. My experiences in CASC continue to influence how I value diversity and my work towards equity and inclusion, as well as provided the skills to confidently advocate for myself and to become an upstander."
"I 'CASC' to be prepared with the strategies needed to transform empathetic concern into compassionate action and confidently assess whether my impact matches up with my intentions."
"I CASC because I believe that businesses can be the greatest force for good, knowing that economic value is not the only type of value that businesses can bring."
"I chose CASC to gain the tools necessary to become a change maker and join in a wonderful community of awesome people."
"I CASC because I want to be part of learning communities that challenge each other to reflect on what we're doing, what we do well and what we need to do better at every turn."
"I am passionate about social change and fighting against injustice and to fight for people who do not have a voice in the world."
"To love humanity and better understand those who are different from myself."
"I CASC because it can help address some of the inequalities occurring in society."
"I CASC because of love spreading love. I love being a light in communities and I start by being the change I wanna see in the world!"
"I CASC because we need better, affordable mental health care for everyone, but especially low-income and marginalized communities. I plan to CASC in the future by doing all I can to help my patients through empowering mental health resources."
"I just want everyone to be happy"
"to bring change to communities beyond academia"
Nik Von Seggern
"I CASC to promote future change from a new perspective and influence the next generation of social justice advocates and policy makers."
"To make the world more equal"
"To make social change"
Semia Monet Clay
"I CASC to better the world around and be the change that I wish to see."
"To make the world a better place:)"
"I've learned that every moment counts, and you never know who you're impacting. I love the feeling of being able to make a positive impact on others. I am passionate about finding ways to better underrepresented communities, and also give back to the one that gave me my foundation."
Miriam Sophie Greenberg
"I CASC because I want to utilize the creative skills I've learned and apply them towards encouraging engagement within communities and supporting social justice efforts."
"To create equitable food systems!"
"I CASC because I hope to use the privilege I have with my college education to make higher education more accessible to first generation college students such as myself."
"Because we have to truly understand the context of our system before we can effectively change it."
"I CASC because it is time for change. I will embody CASC in all of my future endeavors because change is much needed."
Estrella Alexandra Olivares
Angela Rubi Martinez-Chavez
"I CASC to help create a better world for minorities."
"I CASC because change comes from our communities."
"Because I love helping others!"