Raquel Villagra



Raquel Villagra, a rising junior at Columbia University, is spending her second summer in the Communities Program assisting with the Miami Knight Arts Challenge and’Knight’s newly launched national arts program. An art history major, she is a 2008 graduate of New World School of the Arts’ music program. Last spring, she interned with Free Arts NYC, a nonprofit organization that provides arts programming and mentoring to underserved children and families throughout the city. During the year she is deputy copy editor at the Columbia Daily Spectator and co-coordinator forEarth Coalition, an environmental activist and community service organization.