Community Arts University Without Walls (CAUWW)
Cultural IMMERSION Experience in Puerto Rico
NOW OPEN TO LIFE LEARNERS!
CURRENTLY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS
for CAUWW SUMMER 2017
Application Deadline: February 28th
Community Arts University Without Walls (CAUWW) is a special course of study developed by CCCADI for those interested in the impact and role of cultural arts in engaging issues of social justice within communities. The courses taught by renowned community experts and scholars culturally grounded in the arts, public policy and advocacy will present and engage with students on best practices that have made positive and significant contributions to diverse communities. The two-weeks intensive course of study takes place in Puerto Rico in partnership with the Inter American University of Puerto Rico. The program focuses on the legacy of the Civil Rights Movement, important contemporary issues including cultural equity, social and economic justice and their continuing impact on the present and future generations of cultural arts activists.
Exchanges between CAUWW participants and renowned community experts and scholars culturally grounded in the arts, public policy and advocacy in Puerto Rico will provide the opportunity for sharing of research, resources, and best practices that have made significant contributions to the field
The courses include island-wide site visits that will be key to the historical analysis of the challenges that motivated the emergence of the community arts advocacy field in Puerto Rico and the United States.
College Credit, Certificate and Special Non-Credit Options Available
CAUWW was originally developed by the Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute as a certificate special course of study. CAUWW’s partnership with the Inter American University of Puerto Rico allows attendees to opt for a college credit or certificate option (credit seeking student). Participants can also opt for a non-credit option (life learner) and utilize this experience to advance their careers as cultural arts advocates. For more information, CLICK HERE.