Whether you’re in high school, college, or grad school, check out these ways to join our thriving student community.
Connect with like-minded students, take your leadership skills to the next level, and make a difference in the fight against poverty. Join Oxfam on campus today.
Tools & downloads
Tools for activists
In keeping with Oxfam’s belief that everyone has a part to play in the fight against poverty and injustice, Oxfam Toolkits are designed for individuals and groups looking for a hands-on way to join the effort. These practical how-to guides collect ideas and advice from Oxfam’s experts as well as supporters around the country. Oxfam Toolkits represent an entry point into the world of activism—building a grassroots movement for change, one person at a time.
In 1974, Oxfam America launched its first grassroots anti-hunger campaign. Among those who joined the effort were high school and university students, whose dedication and optimism attracted others to the cause.
Nearly four decades later, students still number among Oxfam’s most committed supporters, organizing events and building networks on campus and beyond. Today’s student volunteers usually work with Oxfam in one of two ways: as participants in our national leadership program, the CHANGE Initiative, or as members of Oxfam Clubs on campuses around the country.
Tools for activists
For tips on starting or running an Oxfam Club at your school, see our guide, How to make a difference on campus.
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