Community Action Seminar: Organizing for Power and Community Change
UNIV 290 explores approaches to sustainable community development and strategies that build power for change in communities, in particular community economic development and community organizing. Students will have the opportunity through 35-40 hours of service to participate in community action with a focus on education, housing, and community safety in our communities.
In 2013-14, 2,321 students in 108 service-learning courses worked with 415 community organizations in Chicago and beyond, providing approximately 140,500 hours of service. Visit our interactive map to learn more…
Students: have you documented your community-based work in LOCUS yet? This process helps Loyola manage student risk, substantiates your fulfillment of the Engaged Learning Requirement, and puts info about your community work onto your transcript! Learn how to do it in this 1-minute video!
The CEL introduced a new Partnership Statement at this year's Community Partner Gathering, including both philosophical reflection on why and how we partner and a breakdown of the rights and responsibilities associated with experiential learning partnerships. Learn more...