Oppression and Resistance

Dr. Patricia Boyett
College of Arts & Sciences

Service learning is optional for this course.

Time commitment: 15 hours

Transportation time credit
Taking more than one service learning class?

Learning objective: Students will learn how their agencies are seeking to address the suffering of an historically oppressed group and devlop an analysis of the efficacy of the methods their agencies employ.

Students may opt to complete a service learning placement with one of the following preapproved agencies:

Anna's Place
APEX Youth Center
Boys Hope Girls Hope
Cafe con Ingles
Catholic Charities: ESL
Catholic Charities: PACE
Catholic Charities: Refugee Services
Covenant House
Good Shepherd School
Hagar's House
Harry Tompson Center
Metropolitan Center for Women and Children
NET Charter School
New Orleans College Preparatory Academies
New Orleans Family Justice Center
Nyansa Classical Community
Orleans Public Defenders
Project Lazarus
St. Stephen Catholic School
The Restoration Initiative for Culture and Community 
Traveler's Aid Society
Volunteers of America
Wage Claim Clinic
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.