Service Learning Part VI: Bringing it all together… And practical applications

Acompañamiento and conscientizacion can together add a lot of value to service-learning experiences, both inside the classroom and within a parish ministry setting.  Well done theological reflections on the experience of working with and befriending the marginalized can lead to

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Service-Learning Part III Freire’s Conscientizaciòn

Paolo Freire, the famed Brazilian sociologist and educator, learned much from working directly with the poor about how exactly to approach them and give them the tools to help themselves. For Freire, literacy was paramount to the work that he

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Part II: Acompañamiento and Service-Learning

Acompañamiento is a theme generative to Hispanic theology because of the historical and social context of most Hispanics in the U.S.  Many are estranged from their families in their respective countries because of the sheer distance separating the two.  Many

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