PRLS 4605 Community Organization and Service to the Puerto Rican/Latino/a Community

3 hours lecture, 6 supervised field hours, and independent work§; 6 credits

Basic community organization theory and development of practical skills, including proposal writing, for service to the Puerto Rican/Latino/a community. Readings, lectures, and examination of case records. Motivation for self-help programs. Contact with internal operations of Puerto Rican/ Latino/a organizations and appraisal of their varied approaches and techniques. Supervised fieldwork with organizations that serve the Puerto Rican/Latino/a communities.

Prerequisite: Puerto Rican and Latino Studies *1001 or 3320W or permission of the chairperson.


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