Eric Goldfischer, Macalester College, Minnesota
Eric Goldfischer is a student leader at Macalester College in the area of Economic Justice. His efforts encompass direct service, partnership building, research and policy work. He began a relationship between Macalester and two innovative organizations that address the issue of homelessness. He recruited other students to be involved and provided support for student volunteers. He worked with Minneapolis City Council members to pass a resolution recognizing Homelessness Awareness Month. Eric has completed policy research on the issue of housing trusts for low-income people and this summer will be a civic engagement fellow through Macalester’s Political Science department.