- Listing Type: Gap Year Programs
- Destinations: South Africa
- Program Delivery: Residential, Online
- Credit Awarded: None
- Program Length: Semester
- Start Month: February
- Category: Travel/Cultural Immersion
- Selective: Yes
- Gender: Coed
- Ages: 17, 18, 19+, 19
- Housing: Student Apartment
- Accreditation: Gap Year Association - Program
- Affiliation: Gap Year Association
- Financial Aid: Grants/Scholarships, Other
- Minimum Cost: > $20,000
Work with experienced human rights advocates addressing the global challenges that matter most to you during a gap semester in South Africa with Take Action Lab. Expand your global perspective and sense of purpose with our apprenticeships, cultural immersion, and dynamic curriculum. Make friends and mentors for life and become part of a network of changemakers from across the world. Develop the skills, network, and insights to create a fulfilling and impactful future.
REAL-WORLD EXPERIENCE TO TACKLE REAL-WORLD ISSUES
Immerse yourself in a new culture, and learn how to tackle global issues from the ground up by working alongside the leaders of local human rights initiatives. Navigate real-world challenges and contribute to the positive impact being made in your new community and around the world. Together with a diverse cohort of globally-minded peers, you’ll learn to question assumptions, and approach each challenge in creative ways.
TURN INTENT INTO POSITIVE IMPACT
Your journey as part of the fight for global social justice begins here. Develop the lifelong skills needed to turn your potential into responsible and sustainable action. You’ll expand your awareness – about the world and yourself – while building resilience, empathy, and agency with a community of peers and mentors dedicated to change.
TOGETHER WE CAN CHANGE THE WORLD
The fight for social justice takes all of us. Embark on your immersive semester with a supportive cohort of like-minded peers from all over the world. Learn and work with local human rights leaders while building the life skills to fuel your purpose-driven future. This semester is just the beginning. Become part of a lifelong global network and join us in creating a more just, equitable, and sustainable world.