Instructor Name: 
Amie Riley, Mercedes Elizalde
Course Description: 

Is our region’s homelessness crisis getting worse or getting better? In this Capstone you will dive into the complex challenges of affordable housing and homelessness, confronting our country, city, and campus community. Students will engage directly with community activists and experts to problem solve and advocate for holistic solutions  within our political, economic, and health systems. Course assignments and Capstone student projects will work to change narratives, implement creative actions, and advocate for effective housing policies. Spring 2024 this class will be offered in-person, both on campus and with partners directly in the community. Additional community-based learning requirements for this course include 16 hours of in person community engagement.