Presenter Information

Vanessa SantamariaFollow

Major

Communication

Anticipated Graduation Year

2020

Access Type

Open Access

Abstract

This presentation will be about my experience as being an intern for the Office of Latino Affairs. More specifically, my poster will cover the different projects I took on as an intern, which focused on social justice issues and the Latinx community. These projects include a community assessment and a project to destigmatize mental health in the Latinx community. Through this internship, I was able to connect with different members of the Latinx community and further understand the community.

Community Partners

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago

Faculty Mentors & Instructors

Andrew Miller, Center for Experiential Learning

Supported By

Dr. Cary Rositas-Sheftel, Latino and University Initiatives Manager at Catholic Charities

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Working Towards Social Change: My Experience in the Office of Latino Affairs at Catholic Charities

This presentation will be about my experience as being an intern for the Office of Latino Affairs. More specifically, my poster will cover the different projects I took on as an intern, which focused on social justice issues and the Latinx community. These projects include a community assessment and a project to destigmatize mental health in the Latinx community. Through this internship, I was able to connect with different members of the Latinx community and further understand the community.