CLACS sponsors many activities, including: symposia,
conferences, workshops, lectures and seminars, and actively
promotes joint academic programs and research projects with Latin
America and Caribbean universities, as well as diplomatic missions
in New York City.
In addition, CLACS publishes an annual newsletter and plans an
interdisciplinary journal on Latin America and the Caribbean.
CLACS offers an Advanced Interdisciplinary
Certificate in Latin American and Caribbean Studies, approved
by New York State. For additional information, contact the CLACS'
St. John’s University’s Committee for Latin American and Caribbean
Studies (CLACS) is offering a series of free workshops on various
educational topics to benefit immigrants and their families.
In addition, CLACS will offer free ESL classes at various levels on
Wednesday and Thursday evenings and Saturday mornings. The
workshops are conducted by St. John’s University’s scholars
affiliated with CLACS who are experts and renowned in their
respective fields. The ESL classes will be taught by
qualified ESL instructors with the assistance of graduate student
volunteers. These workshops and classes are possible thanks to a
grant CLACS received from the Verizon Foundation.
Free Adult Literacy Classes
September 19, 2011 – June 30, 2012, Queens campus
This workshop is made possible thanks to a grant Dr. Alina
Camacho-Gingerich, Chair of CLACS, received from the New York City
Department of Youth and Community Development (NYC DYCD).
All classes will be held on St. John’s University’s Queens
For additional information on the programs, please contact Dr.
Alina Camacho-Gingerich, Chair of CLACS, at 718-990-1932 or email@example.com.
For registration, locations and dates, contact CLACS at
718-990-5829 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
For further information on the Committee’s activities, the
Advanced Interdisciplinary Certificate, or to make an appointment,
please call (718) 990-1932.