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Study Abroad Program Teaches Students About Social Welfare in Cuba

Lateefah Key had only been out of the country once on a vacation. Her second trip brought her a new perspective. Key, a master’s student in the University of Georgia’s School of Social Work, enrolled in the University of Georgia’s College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences’ Cuba: Food Security and Sustainability in an Economy in Transition Study Abroad Program in May 2022. She and a group of students spent two weeks in Havana, Cuba, studying food security and welfare. As a social work student, she was able to take in what she experienced through a social work lens.