CASA Immersion – Spring 2019

If you interested in participating in the CASA/DLT Border Immersion Trips in Spring 2019 to help meet your International Experience Requirement, please consider participating in the CASA/DLT Trips offered this semester. Participation in the two one-day trips will count towards half of your International Requirement for a total of 20 hours for both trips – including the required orientations and reflection sessions.

DLT/CASA Immersion Dates:

  • San Diego – Saturday, February 16, 2019
  • Tijuana – Saturday, February 23, 2019
DLT students must sign up and attend both trips to meet part of the international requirement. Each trip includes a mandatory orientation session before the trip and a reflection session after the trip, which will be held at USD.

Registration Requirements:

  • Register for Trips NOW!
  • Pay Registration Fees – $100 ($50 per trip) – Cash or Check
  • Submit Copy of Valid Passport with your payment to the Mulvaney Center (CASA)
About DLT/CASA Trips
Through USD’s Karen and Tom Mulvaney Center for Community, Awareness and Social Action (CASA), the Department of Learning & Teaching (DLT) arranges two one-day trips to Tijuana and San Diego. The focus of these trips is to join the border community to better understand the unique political, economic and cultural reality of this region. The impact of US immigration policy is specifically highlighted through engagement with men, woman and children who are directly affected by it on both sides of the border. Students will learn from the work of Community Partners such as Border Angels, Fundación GAIA and the Scouts of Tijuana who have experienced the opportunities and challenges of life along “the fence”. Students will have opportunities to think about their role as a teacher in meeting the needs of students whose lives have been impacted by
these disruptions.

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