News about the Mandela Washington Fellowship Program at UC Davis


Mandela Fellows Find Spirit of Community Engagement Through Service

August 02, 2018
Community service is one cornerstone of the Mandela Washington Fellowship and during their six weeks in California, the 25 young African leaders at UC Davis explored a myriad of ways to uplift and give back to the local communities. In total, the 2018 UC Davis Mandela Washington Fellows planted 30 trees in Woodland, pruned and mulched 59 trees along the Davis greenbelt, harvested 960 pounds of produce and volunteered eight hours to prepare and serve meals for Davis Community Meals.

Recent Grad Documenting Mandela Fellows Visit

July 20, 2018
Tene Goodwin, who graduated from the UC Davis College of Letters and Science this spring with a degree in economics and minor in professional writing, started immediately using her educational and international background by documenting the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders visit to UC Davis.

Nelson Mandela Day Celebration at UC Davis

UC Davis Global Affairs, in collaboration with the City of Davis’ Human Relations Commission, invites you to join our UC Davis Mandela Washington Fellows in celebrating Nelson Mandela’s 100th birthday. This free event includes a short program, cake, entertainment, and family friendly games!
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