SPAN 301 - Building Bridges: ESL in the Spanish speaking Community (SL) (4)

This Service Learning course is designed for Spanish majors and minors as well as for those interested in the Spanish speaking community living in the US, in the study of gender and immigration issues, in grassroots activism, and in the languages and cultures of Latin/o America. The class will work directly with different community organizations that focus on the Spanish-speaking community of San Francisco.  Different service tasks include: tutoring, translation and labor advocacy. Class topics include: immigration in the US, problems of discrimination based on citizenship, sexuality, gender and ethnicity, collective and individual responses to such forms of oppression, and the role of education and the arts in challenging injustice. Prerequisite: SPAN 206.