Courses with Space Available

Urban and Inner City Studies

UIC courses have spaces available including:

Community Advocacy Internship

Winter term: UIC-3220-001 (6)  Thursdays 1:00 to 3:34 527 Selkirk (plus in-field internships)

Apprenticeship/Internship/Practicum.  This course closely examines selected urban poverty-related issues, from a legal, policy and advocacy perpective. Particular emphasis is placed on appeal mechanisms related to administrative tribunals. Issues examined may vary from year to year, and may include but are not limited to: employment and income assistance; employment insurance; housing; mental health. Central to the course is an internship with an organization that supports citizens making complaints and appeals related to these areas. Students learn about appeal processes through involvement in actual cases.

Solidarity and Social Economy in the City

Winter term: UIC-3330-001 (3) Fridays 9:30 to 12:15 527 Selkirk
Social economy encompasses cooperatives, commercially-oriented social enterprises, voluntary organizations and charities, community organizations and neighbourhood groups. It stretches across to the domestic economy of families. This course examines the marginalized or invisible value in largely non-market and non-monetized activities in the city -- the informal and autonomous ways in which we meet our needs. It introduces models of welfare pluralism and examines highly produc
Cross-listed: UIC-4330(3)