2016-2017 Pitzer Catalog 
    Nov 16, 2018  
2016-2017 Pitzer Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ONT 170 PZ -Social Change Partnerships

Institution: Pitzer

Description: ONT 170 is designed to involve students in local social change movements. The course acts as a preparatory class for students who wish to take the full Ontario Program in a later semester, as a post-class for those who have already taken the program, or as a class in which students can test the waters of local community engagement. The course requires between 5-7 hours per week in Ontario Program internships at Huerta del Valle community garden and food hub, the Wheelhouse Bicycle Coalition, Inland Congregations United for Change education/youth organizing, Warehouse Workers United labor organizing, Justice for Immigrants Coalition policy organizing, and Immigrant Youth Coalition youth organizing. The course examines different models and philosophies of organizing, building coalitions between higher education and community groups, and ethical ways of engaging in local environments around food, transportation, labor, education, and immigrant justice issues in the Inland Empire.


Prerequisite(s): Instructor permission is required. Please also check the current course schedule for requirements.

Formerly: Advanced Research Practicum

For up-to-date information on current course offerings and details, please refer to the Pitzer class schedule on MyCampus2 Portal.

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