Poverty Matters

Section A: ONLY FOR STUDENTS WHO ARE NOT GOING ON THE NICARAGUA TRIP. Section B: ONLY FOR STUDENTS WHO ARE GOING ON THE NICARAGUA TRIP. An exploration of the beliefs and myths surrounding poverty and its effects on people, the environment, and the communities of practice. Opportunities are provided for students to gain a deep understanding of diversity by developing relationships with the people of Jalapa, Nicaragua, and participating in a two-week residential program, or by working locally with diverse populations who are economically challenged. It is not necessary to have Spanish as a second language for the work in Nicaragua. Prerequisite: EDU245.
Course Number: EDU452
Units: 3.0
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