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Andi Salinas, MSW Candidate

I’m Going to Change the World by Bringing Outdoor Education to LGBT Youth

Outdoor education provides a space where LGBT youth can be themselves and feel comfortable without the stressors of society. LGBT youth are capable of doing more than they think they are, but society makes them feel limited. Breaking out of that box shows them that they can do amazing things and that they’re amazing people.”

Why I'm Here

As I was growing up in Michigan, the University of Michigan School of Social Work had a reputation for being very rigorous and very reputable.

Impact of the Scholarship

I would not have been able to attend U-M without scholarships. It was really awesome to think that the University of Michigan School of Social Work and the Wheeler Memorial Scholarship thought that I was worthy. It was a really amazing and unique opportunity.

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