Diversity in Society

SOCI-T121-F04
Liv Newman
College of Social Sciences

Service learning is required for this course. 

Time commitment: 15 hours

Transportation time credit
Taking more than one service learning class?

Learning objective: By participating in service learning, students will see how some of the topics we explore in class - such as race & racism, class & classism, inclusion & exclusion - play out in the larger New Orleans community.

Preapproved service learning placements:

Anna's Arts for Kids APEX Youth Center
Bishop Perry Center Boys Hope Girls Hope
Bridge House/Grace House Café con Ingles
Catholic Charities: ESL Catholic Charities: Head Start
Catholic Charities: PACE Center Edible Schoolyard NOLA
Elevate New Orleans Freret Neighborhood Center
Good Shepherd School Hagar's House
Harry Tompson Center Hope Lodge
Lafayette Academy Reading Room Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation
Luke's House Clinic NET Charter High School
New Orleans College Preparatory Academies New Orleans Family Justice Center
Orleans Public Defenders Passages Hospice
Playworks Project Lazarus
Second Harvest Benefits Help Line St. Stephen Catholic School
STAIR: Start the Adventure in Reading Uptown Shepherd's Center
Volunteer of America: Fresh Food Factor Wage Claim Clinic at the Workplace Justice Project
Wilson Charter School  

How to get started

  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.