Global Perspectives

Following three campus class sessions in July and August, students will spend two weeks in the southern state of Oaxaca, Mexico.


Classroom topics will include immigration, socio cultural behavior, and workforce development.  Students will assist a non-profit workforce development or social services agency.  Outside of class, students will tutor or teach ESL for immigrants as they transition to life in the U.S, or complete other projects related to immigration.

Organizing and Defending Immigrant Workers  Explore the contentious issues surrounding immigration and the growth of an immigrant workforce. Partner with a local immigrant rights organization to explore ways to defend immigrant rights and to improve the working conditions of immigrants.

Student Learning Outcomes
By the end of this course, students will be able to:

Japanese & Chinese Language Program for Youth

This Capstone takes place over the winter and spring terms. Over two terms, Winter and Spring, Capstone students will work with elementary school programs in the Portland area by assisting the classroom teachers.