Note: The Seize the Moment pilot program has ended, please stay tuned for future updates.

Extending impact and expanding reach

Take your impact outcome to the next level. Seize the Moment is pleased to offer current Humanities Lab students the opportunity to apply for up to $1,000 for Lab outcomes to enhance their vision, reach wider audiences, and expand public impacts. 

Through our mini-grant program, students have produced podcasts and videos, organized public events, built gardens, and more. 

To learn more about Seize the Moment Amplifier mini-grants, you can keep reading to view past and current mini-grants. If you're a current student in a Humanities Lab course, you can learn more about applying.

If you have questions, please contact Seize the Moment Initiative Coordinator Bri Noonan at

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Browse this semester's mini-grants

Arizona Indigenous Food and Restaurant Magazine

Lab: Indigenizing Food Systems, Spring 2023
Type: Print Media
Team: Addie Hegde, Brandy Rios, Brian Mecinas, Gabriel Sheppard, Maddie Kirk, Maggie Throop

This project will create an accessible editorial magazine introducing a wider audience to the importance of preserving, promoting, and appreciating Indigenous foods in Arizona. Visual storytelling will highlight Indigenous chefs and restaurant owners through the lens of their traditional foods and lived experiences within the colonial food industry.

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Cultural Arts Teaching Kits

Lab: Language Emergency, Spring 2022
Type: Art, Campaign
Team: Rhys Hughes, Xinyu Kou, Cielo Cuevas, Jibril Ibrahim, Laura Sandoval

Food Justice For the Youth by the Youth

Lab: Justice Through School Gardens, Fall 2022
Type: Event
Team: Entire Justice Through School Gardens Class


Lab: Food, Health and Climate Change, Fall 2021
Type: Podcast
Team: Alma Varon, Samantha Esparza Alcantara, Chloé Billingsley, Marcelo Lomelin


Lab: Indigenizing Food Systems, Spring 2022
Type: Campaign, Print Media
Team: Azita Martin, Haley Hernandez, Kirby Skoric, Stella Wick, Kayla Napper

Immigrant Households and Barriers to Vaccination

Lab: Epidemic Emergences, Fall 2021
Type: Campaign
Team: Jhanz Marco Garcia, Cyrus Eapen, Anthony Un, Darwin Cruz

Indigenizing Food Systems: A Podcast Series on Econexiones

Lab: Indigenizing Food Systems, Spring 2022
Type: Podcast
Team: Jordan Sene, Christy Pribish, Juan "Anthony" Rosas

Indigenous Zine

Lab: Indigenizing Food Systems, Spring 2022
Type: Print Media
Team: Rachel Antidormi, Katie Halmekangas

Justice Starts at Home

Lab: Justice Through School Gardens, Fall 2022
Type: Project
Team: Marshall Morgan, Ryan Brown, Bradley McNish, Dawson Singer, Shardul Shetye, Julian Padilla, Jose Valdez

Life of the Salt River

Lab: Indigenizing Food Systems, Spring 2023
Type: Map
Team: Ciera Parkhurst, Elora Bevacqua, Zac Whaley