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Guilford Afro-Brazilian Cultural Exploration, Education & Community Development with Africana CHANGE & CCS

Term To Study: Winter-Break 2013
Application Deadline: Nov 02, 2012
Program Starts: Jan 03, 2013
Program Ends: Jan 29, 2013
Program Category: Multi-Country
Program Type: Faculty-led
Program Fee: $3,258
Link 1: Cross Cultural Solutions - Salvador, Brazil
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Brazil Salvador
United States North Carolina
Contact Phone: 336-316-2473
Contact Name: Jada Drew
Contact Email: jdrew@guilford.edu
What is Included: Room, Board, and on-site transportation in Salvador, Brazil
What is not Included: Airfaire, on-campus utility, room and board fee
Program Description

The project serves as the global extension of the current Africana CHANGE (AC) program. Students will learn about community development methods in Salvador, Brazil through volunteering with Cross-Cultural Solutions, a grassroots organization that addresses critical global issues by providing meaningful and sustainable volunteer service to communities abroad, and contributing responsibly to local economies. Students will help tutor youth in Brazil and work in community-organizing projects. Upon return to the USA, students will design a social justice and multicultural infused curriculum for youth at our community partner Dudley High School. Proposed major themes are history, neo-colonialism, the arts, religion, and resilience. Video chats between youth in Brazil and at Dudley High School introduce direct global communication.

Course: 50007 GST 250 002 - 4 credits, Credit/No credit
Prerequisite: Instructor permission.
Location: on campus and Brazil
Application: stage 1 at Study Abroad website; stage 2 is a required interview with instructor. $275 deposit

Quick Facts

Population: 205716890
Capital: Brasilia
Per-capita GDP: $ 11900
Size: 8514877 km2
Time Zone: (GMT - 03:00 hours) Brasilia

US State Department

Travel Warning: NO

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