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Overview

This trip focuses on learning through participatory workshops with local indigenous youth (Cerro Azul is located on Cabecar indigenous reserve). Students with an interest in indigenous history, law, immigration, human rights should consider this experience.

Schedule

7:30 am Breakfast in community
8:30 am Human Rights Workshop

The group will explore the theory, history and current state of human rights in the context of Costa Rican Indigenous populations.

12:00 pm Lunch in community
1:00 pm Informational Package Activity

Before the trip, the group will conduct research on social services for indigenous populations in Costa Rica. With support from the community partners, the group will create and share with the community elders a directory where indigenous populations can access services such as health care, scholarships, and legal support.

5:00 pm Dinner in community
6:00 pm Facilitated group reflection
7:00 pm Individual reflection and downtime
10:00 pm Sleep and re-energize for the next day

Accommodations

Students will be housed on local school property.

*Note: The above is not a final itinerary, activities listed are not guaranteed to occur as described or in the sequence outlined.