Skagit Valley Reflection

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This program was my first introduction to political economy and activism. I chose it because I had extremely limited exposure to both topics. In addition, the class featured an environmental and native studies aspect; both are core to my academic goals. I gained experience in the above topics through class discussions, workshops, lectures, and the class field trip.
The field trip to Skagit Valley is what really ignited my learning in the class. Until week five, my bank of knowledge was rapidly growing while my comprehension of class concepts was stagnant. Visiting Skagit Valley made me more comfortable in the class, and relieved me from depressing lectures about white supremacy, the patriarchy, and capitalism. I achieved growth in every aspect

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