What Is Your Why? Anna Likhanova ’25 Talks about Her Strong Sense of Justice and How to Give Back to the Community
Why do civic engagement leaders get involved in the work they do? What keeps them going in the face of challenges? In this series, What Is Your Why?, the Bard College Center for Civic Engagement highlights campus and local changemakers. In this episode, Anna Likhanova ’25 talks with Vice President of Civic Engagement Erin Cannan about her role as head of Bard's Amnesty International Club, organizing events like panel discussions with guest speakers from the UN on immigration, letter writing campaigns to advocate on behalf of people who have been jailed without justice, and banned books trivia night. Her advice for students who are passionate about starting their own activist initiative: Don’t be afraid to reach out and ask for help.
Post Date: 11-02-2022