Dissecting Education and Language in South America | Link TV
Dissecting Education and Language in South America
DJ Kaiser of Webster University has been touring South America, lending school systems his expertise on how to teach English as a second language. His stops included Uruguay, Argentina, Brazil, Peru, and other countries. Hear about Kaiser's educational journey, shifting education patterns, and linguistic imperialism in South America in this special segment of "Latin Pulse."
Executive Producer: Rick Rockwell
Associate Producer: Jim Singer
Photo: Group of school children in blue uniform playing in Plaza de Armas, Cusco, Peru. iStock/fabio lamanna
“Latin Pulse” is produced at Webster University’s School of Communications: www.webster.edu/communications/
Today, a cadre of local activists and artists in Watts are using storytelling and human relationships to promote change, justice, equality and communal values.
In such a controversial campaign as Proposition 187, art and politics inenvitably mix. During the 1990s a number of politicians (established and aspiring) helped shape the campaign, as artists on the ground informed the public and inspired them to act.
From performing with an ensemble to working at the Smithsonian to mentoring Watts youth (including a young Nipsey Hussle), WTAC's advocate has done it all and keeps fighting for her adopted neighborhood.
“We get it all the time — people come up to us and say, ‘We didn't know that Black people live in Santa Monica,” Carolyne Edwards said. “And there was a huge population there.”
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