Posts Tagged "GSSW Latino Certificate"

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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El hambre y la maestra

    Espera tranquilamente, siéntate con tu inquietud, aprenda de las cosas que hayas pensado que sepas. Reúne los pedazos de tus soluciones falsas, los productos de tu hambre para la humanidad que sofocas. Doma la compulsión actuar y controlar, espera tranquilamente y te rinde tu caridad a la balanza del humilde y la ...

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Umm, Yeah I’ll Take A Slice of That American Pie…With a Side of Privilege Please?

It is a well-known fact that nobody can pick their background.  We are all born into a certain history of time, in a certain cultural wave, in a certain generation, with certain characteristics, the list is endless.  Point is, we are all unique folks existing within the current of modern ...

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