CHLT 110 PZ -Latinx Community Health

Institution: Pitzer

Description: The course will examine the issues most affecting Chicano(a)/Latina(o) health in the U.S. including issues related to access to care and insurance coverage, cultural and linguistic, competency, disparities, xenophobia and advocacy. The class will explore selected topics in Latino(a) health, including historical and contemporary issues facing the community and the ways in which communities have responded and organized. Selected topics will include the effects of immigration and migration, language and cultural barriers and possibilities, gender and sexuality, reproductive health and occupational health. Student will have the opportunity to research the health issues of an immigrant or refugee population with a community partner and develop an appropriate outreach strategy in response to the needs of that community.

This course information is from the 2023-2024 Pitzer Catalog. View this catalog.

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