Community Engagement Through the Arts
Weaving together engineering and technology, these service-learning courses challenge CSU students to use their academic knowledge and skills to create numerous solutions for adults and children living with a disability.
community engagement through the arts:
Music brought together Humboldt State students and senior citizens from a local residential living center in McKinleyville, California. For two semesters, students in two string quartets participated in service-learning music courses where they were given the chance to develop their repertoire during the fall semester and perform their pieces in the spring.
In the Arts and Letters 354: Community Impact Media course, CSU Los Angeles students learned the art of filmmaking and helped put a face on critical issues impacting our nation's youth.
Named after proposed legislation called the Media and Public Health Act, MPHA_CSUN is an interdisciplinary service-learning project to educate, engage and empower students to counteract the influence of the media's picture-perfect body “ideal” on their health and wellbeing.
With support from Cal Humanities, the CSU Sacramento Honors Program, in collaboration with Community Against Sexual Harm (CASH) and Take I Productions created the video “OFF-TRACK: A Behind the Scenes Look at Prostitution.” The video aims to inform and raise awareness of prostitution in the local communities of Sacramento and to inspire others to use non-judgment in providing services to victims of commercial sexual exploitation.