Childhood Inequalities

Dr. Carol Ann MacGregor
College of Arts & Sciences

Service learning is optional for this course. 

Time commitment: 20 hours

Transportation time credit
Taking more than one service learning class?

Learning Objective: Students will examine inequalities present during the childhood years by working with local organizations that serve children and their families such as local school tutoring programs or organizations that serve children of incarcerated parents.

Preapproved service learning placements:

Anna's Place NOLA
Boys Hope Girls Hope
Good Shepherd School
NET Charter High School
New Orleans College Preparatory Academies
Nyansa Classical Community
St. Stephen Catholic School
The Restoration Initiative for Culture and Community
Volunteers of America--Mentoring Children of Promise
Wilson Charter School


  1. Watch the video "Getting Started with Your Service Learning Placement."
  2. Take this quiz to make sure you know everything you need to know about the placement process.
  3. Get your placement on time.  Submit your acceptance form before the deadline.
  4. Document all your hours using a service learning timesheet. Submit timesheets to the service learning office twice per semester (midterm and last day of the semester). Check the Loyola Service Learning Calendar for deadlines.
  5. Know that your agency supervisor will submit a performance evaluation on your work at the end of the semester. This evaluation will be go to your professor and incorporated into your class grade.