Monologue vs. Dialogue: How we fail to collaborate with communities when we think we know it all…

Over the course of two weeks, my classmates and I visited with a total of nine organizations to learn about social work and social justice advocacy in Costa Rica. One of those visits was to an elementary school in a high poverty region in a neighborhood called Granadilla. My classmates ...

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I’m in Costa Rica, and I see people that look like me…

I flew to Costa Rica only two days after completing the summer quarter for the Advanced Standing MSW program. Naturally, since beginning the program, my mind has been occupied with social justice-related concepts and buzzwords that have altered my entire frame of thinking. I am now engaging with new communities ...

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I’m in Costa Rica, and I see people that look like me…

I flew to Costa Rica only two days after completing the summer quarter for the Advanced Standing MSW program. Naturally, since beginning the program, my mind has been occupied with social justice-related concepts and buzzwords that have altered my entire frame of thinking. I am now engaging with new communities ...

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