Summer 2010

July 29, 2010

Last week the SSTers finished their summer course of Latino Studies.  As their final assignment for the course, the students were asked to do both individual and partner…

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July 16, 2010

This week Latino SSTers spend two days in Toledo, Ohio, to visit the Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC) and Campaign for Migrant Worker Justice (CMWJ).  FLOC and…

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July 16, 2010

Last week we were honored to have Carl Marcum with us serving as a guest lecturer for the Latino Literature Seminar. Carl Marcum is the author of Cue…

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July 6, 2010

The Latino SSTers met for Spanish classes in different family homes during May and June.  The Spanish classes came to an end last week with a celebration…

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June 24, 2010

Jose Guerrero, a muralist, printmaker, and community activist, introduced the Latino SSTers to Pilsen’s public art on a walking tour of the neighborhood.  Pilsen is one of…

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June 10, 2010

Last weekend the Latino SST group attended a Quinceañera celebration in Niles, Michigan.  The Quinceañera is a coming of age ceremony and celebration held on a girl’s…

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May 31, 2010

Last week the Latino SST group attended a rally in Indianapolis that was organized by several organizations in Indianapolis to protest against the new immigration law in…

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May 31, 2010

Peruvian Restaurant

While we where in Indianapolis for an immigration rally, we stopped for dinner a Machu Picchu, a peruvian restaurant. All the Latino SST students enjoyed the great peruvian cuisine.

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May 31, 2010

La Casa de Amistad

While we were in South Bend, we visited an organization named “La Casa de Amistad.”  La Casa de Amistad is an organization that operates as a youth…

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May 31, 2010

While we visited the Institute for Latino Studies (ILS) Latino SST group heard from a variety of speakers.  Allert Brown Gort, Associate Director of ILS, and Juan Carlos Guzman, Director of…

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