Summer Institute 2011

Summer Institute for High School and College Students

Child Soldiers and Bullying: Taking a Stand against Genocide and Hate


SI HS 2011 in the press: View an article by the Star Tribune about the Institute here.

View an article on the Enough Project’s website about our students’ Enough Moments here.


“World Without Genocide and the Summer Institute has really helped to assure me that no matter what I do in the future, I know it will always be my mission to help people in need in what ever ways I can.”

-Elyse Chaffee, Summer Institute 2011 and 2012 student


Institute students hear Carl Wilkens speak, the only American to remain in Rwanda during the 1994 genocide

Students participate in leadership training by Wellstone Action!

Students participate in Wellstone Action! session

Student’s folder

Students painting an ‘Upstanders’ banner

Students creating an ‘Upstanders’ banner


Students with genocide survivors panel

Senator Sandra Pappas presents the ‘Outstanding Upstander’ award to Jeron Mariani