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Project SHINE

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Program Goals

  1. To tutor immigrants of Honolulu communities - to help them learn English and pass their citizenship exams . . . thus maintaining their quality-of-life.
  2. To promote inter-ethnic agency, community, and university collaboration.
  3. To raise the consciousness of college students concerning government policies toward immigrants and the “immigrant experience”.
  4. To promote and facilitate the empowerment of immigrants in Hawai’i.

Course Requirements*

  1. Attend all training sessions. See your campus coordinator if you have any time conflicts.
  2. Complete the program’s paperwork/online materials (pre-service survey, registration, and contract).
  3. Secure a regular shift appointment & site. Commit to that shift by tutoring for two hours each week, for the duration of the 10-week program.
  4. Keep journals of training and tutoring sessions - Include summary of events, thoughts/reflections about what happened, and links to course material. Meet with instructor to discuss the S.H.I.N.E. service-learning experience.
  5. Complete program evaluation.

* Requirements for courses are ultimately defined by their respective instructors.