Davis Projects for Peace

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Daniel BlockThe Brandeis awardee for Summer 2023 is Daniel Block '25. Daniel is majoring in Environmental Studies and American Studies, with a minor in Legal Studies. His project, entitled "Stewarding Sustainable Relationships Between Rural Midwestern Communities and the Soil in the Era of Climate Change," will be carried out in Sheldon, Illinois at Zumwalt Acres. This farm is a regenerative agriculture community working to develop a model of land stewardship in Illinois that is ecologically sustainable and socially responsible, rooted in Jewish values. It sits on the traditional unceded homelands of the Kickapoo, Peoria, Kaskaskia, Potawatomi, Myaamia, and Očhéthi Šakówiŋ peoples.

Daniel's faculty mentor is Prof. Sally Warner of the Brandeis Environmental Studies Program.

Learn about the projects of other members of the Projects for Peace 2023 cohort, who hail from almost 100 partner institutions around the US. Read about past Projects for Peace recipients from Brandeis.

THE 2023 APPLICATION PERIOD IS NOW CLOSED. The next application cycle will open up in Fall 2023 for projects to be carried out in Summer 2024. All Brandeis undergraduate students are eligible to apply for this $10,000 grant.