Race, Racism and Privilege

Dr. Angel Parham
College of Arts & Sciences

Service learning is required for this course. 

Time commitment: 20 hours

Transportation time credit
Taking more than one service learning class?

Learning objective: Students will connect course material about racial inequality with their observations at their service learning sites.

Preapproved service learning placements:

Anna's Place NOLA
APEX Youth Center
Boys Hope Girls Hope
Elevate New Orleans
Good Shepherd School
NET Charter High School
New Orleans College Preparatory Academies
Nyansa Classical Community
Orleans Public Defenders
STAIR: Start the Adventure in Reading
St. Stephen Catholic School
The Restoration Initiative for Culture and Community
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 (around midterms and on the last day of classes). Check the Plan of Service (on our Forms page and on back of the timesheet) 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.