From the Classroom to the Community! An Experiential, Community-Based, Service Learning Initiative of the Department of French, Hispanic and Italian Studies (FHIS) at the University of British Columbia (UBC) situated on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territory of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) people.

2017-2018 News and Events

We are ready to start the new year 2017-2018 with Spanish for Community!

We will continue with our project the Gifts of Our Lives, in partnership with South Granville Senior Center, and working on setting up new partnerships with community agencies while participating in community event.

Come and join us!

We have our first event supporting Karuara (People of the River): Indigenous Amazonian Resistance tour –  on Monday Oct. 23th,

Date: Monday October 23rd, 2017

Time: 6:30 pm

Place: Roundhouse Community Centre (181 Roundhouse Mews, Vancouver BC)

The tour features Mari Luz Canaquiri, e leader of  the Kukama Indigenous people who has organized resistance against pipeline plans and a massive Water Highway project on the Marañón River in Peru. Mari Luz will be speaking and the tour will also present short films and a book of Kukama origin stories illustrated by Kukama children.

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