Institute for Equitable Community Practice

Learn to lead and serve in the Latino population

The USJ Institute for Equitable Community Practice prepares undergraduate and graduate students for culturally and linguistically competent leadership in their professions.

Our goal is to create a community of learners dedicated to the advancement of knowledge and best practices to serve the Latino population.

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We provide academic programs, continuing education, certificates, and professional development opportunities that meet the needs of bilingual students and Latino professionals. We are committed to ongoing reflection and collaboration to develop best practices. Program examples include:

  • Undergraduate courses such as (SOCW 209) Latinas & Their Worlds, and (SPAN 204) Latino Storytelling
  • Graduate courses such as (LCPR 595) Practice with Diverse Populations
  • The LCP Affiliated Faculty Group at USJ

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