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Sociology Practicum/Thurgood Marshall Public Service Minor

Description: The minor encourages students to understand the history and practices of public services to work toward the development of civic skills. The coursework for the minor emphasizes the history and emergence of the non-profit sector as a national institution distinct from the private and public sectors. The practicum aspects of the minor coupled with the traditional academic work encourages students to see the connection between the deeds of charitable service and the historic worth of citizen participation in the common public franchise.

Where in the Community:

A Reason to Survive (ARTS)
2820 Roosevelt Road, San Diego, CA 92106

Alliance for African Assistance
Alliance for African Assistance, San Diego, CA 92115

Alliance Health Clinic
5952 El Cajon Clinic, San Diego, CA 92115

American Cancer Society
American Cancer Society, San Diego, CA 92108

American Heart Association
3640 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92103

American Red Cross
3950 Calle Fortunada, San Diego, CA 92123

Boys and Girls Clubs of San Dieguito
Boys and Girls Clubs of San Dieguito, San Diego, CA 92130

Casa de Amistad
120 Stevens Avenue, Solana Beach, CA 92075

Casa Cornelia Law Center 
Casa Cornelia Law Center, San Diego, CA 92103

Catholic Charities
Refugees Services, 4575-A Mission Gorge Pl., San Diego, CA 92120

Center for Community Ophthalmology-UCSD Shiley Eye Center
9415 Campus Point Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093

Center for Community Solutions 
4508 Mission Bay Drive, San Diego, CA 92109

Center for Wireless& Populations
Health Systems Research Group, Atkinson Hall, #3320, La Jolla, CA 92093

Community Resource Center
650 Second Street, Encinitas, CA 92024

UCSD School of Medicine & Extension
9500 Gilman Drive #0170X, La Jolla, CA 92093

Family Justice Center 
707 Broadway, Suite 200, San Diego, CA 92101

Garfield High School 
1255 16th Street, San Diego, CA 92105

Global Energy Network Institute
1250 6th Ave, Suite 901, San Diego, CA 92101

Gompers Charter Middle School 
1005 47th Street, San Diego, CA 92102

International Rescue Committee
5348 University Ave., Suite 205, San Diego, CA 92105

LGBTA office-campus
9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093

License to Freedom
277 East Lexington Ave. Suite C, El Cajon, CA 92029

March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation
9325 Sky Park Court, San Diego, CA 92123

Neighborhood House Adult Day Health Care Center 
851 South 35th Street, San Diego, CA 92113

Office of Mayor Jerry Sanders-Office of Binational Affairs 
202 C Street, 11th Floor, San Diego, CA 92101

Operation Samahan: Clinic and Youth Center 
2835 Highland Ave, National City, CA 91950

Post Anesthesia Care Unit-Scripps Hospital 
9855 Genesee Avenue, La Jolla, CA 92037

Institute of the Americas 
10111 North Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, CA 92037

Project Concern International
5151 Murphy Canyon Road, #320, San Diego, CA 92123

Projects Abroad 
Human Rights Office, Gerrard House, West Sussex, BN1

Office of Mayor Jerry Sanders 
202 C Street, 11th Floor, San Diego, CA 92101

Reality Changers
3910 University Avenue, San Diego, CA 92105

San Diego Asian Film Festival
7290 Engineer Road, San Diego, CA 92111

San Diego LGBT Pride 
1807 Robinson Ave. #106, San Diego, CA 92103

San Diego Teen Court, Inc. 
P.O. Box 12419, San Diego, CA 92112

San Diego Youth & Community Services- assorted 
269 E. Lexington Ave, Suite B, El Cajon, CA 92020

Santee Solutions Coalition 
10313 Mission Gorge Road, Santee, CA 92071

Sexual Assault and Violence Prevention Resource Center-campus 
9500 Gilman Drive #0129, La Jolla, CA 92093

Survivors of Torture, International 
P.O. Box 151240, San Diego, CA 92175

The Preuss School 
9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093

UCSD.s Women.s Center-campus
9500 Gilman Dr. 0096, La Jolla, CA 92103

Women's History Museum and Educational Center
2323 Broadway, San Diego, CA 92102

SD World Affairs Council
1250 Sixth Avenue, Suite 110, San Diego, CA 92101

Prerequisites: Open to all UCSD students in good standing. Students must complete TMC 15: Public Service in America. Must choose one area of specialization from Education, Government, Social Issues or Health, and take three four-unit classes in area of specialization and proceed to a three quarter sequence of internships in the community, which are facilitated through the UCSD Academic Internship Program (AIP).

Students participating: approximately 24 students per year

Instructor: Amy Binder http://sociology.ucsd.edu/faculty/bio/binder.shtml

Program Contact: Stephanie Muldrow, Academic Advising, Thurgood Marshall College

URL: http://publicsvcminor.ucsd.edu/ and& http://aip.ucsd.edu/students/index.html

Opportunities for Student Community Involvement