IDCE Students Profiles

Jaclyn Sargent (CDP '2012)

Jaclyn Sargent (USA) graduated from Assumption College with a degree in psychology, community service learning, peace and conflict studies and women's studies. She became interested in social justice/civic engagement after helping with hurricane relief efforts in New Orleans. After graduation, she did a year of service with City Year New Hampshire where she coordinated service projects and served as a tutor and mentor to at-risk youth. She sees youth as powerful agents of social change. She is interested in researching how a localized economy affects access to basic needs (food security, affordable housing, access to education, safety).