Diversity & Democracy, AACU

The CALTA21 team is happy to share the article that they just got published in Diversity and Democracy, an Association of American Colleges and Universities publication.

“This process does more than build academic skills: it also builds cultural and social capital within students’ new civic contexts. As CALTA21 engages adult literacy students from different cultures, religions, countries of origin, ethnicities, socioeconomic backgrounds, and literacy levels in intercultural dialogue about identity, it empowers them to voice how they see themselves in the world and the issues that are important to them. Across the curriculum, students engage in cross-pollinating dialogue, validating their own native culture and exploring the cultures of their classmates and of their adopted home…”

Click here to view the full article.

 

*Excerpt reprinted with permission from Diversity & Democracy, vol. 16, no. 1. Copyright 2013 by the Association of American Colleges and Universities.

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