Posts Tagged "#SocialWorkWithLatinos"

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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Power of Community

Over the course of two weeks I spent in Costa Rica, I gained many valuable experiences and learned a lot. One of the group visits while we were in Costa Rica was to the community called La Carpio. La Carpio is a poor neighborhood located just outside San José (the ...

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Familia in Costa Rica

Costa Rica, a city that is famous for its beautiful beaches, lush green forests, and an ideal vacation destination. This was all that I knew about Costa Rica before coming on this trip for 2 weeks. After just my first week here, I have found that Costa Rica has so ...

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Refugee Work in Costa Rica

As a student of the Social Work with Latinos/as Certificate Program, I have had the immense opportunity to spend the past week here in San Jose, exploring the world of social work in Costa Rica. We are framing our experience through the work of Paulo Freire and his concepts of ...

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