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You can apply for up to $10,000 in grant funds to support a project addressing a social justice, racial equity, and/or cultural learning goal that is based upon linguistic/language awareness, knowledge, and action. First, please think about communities and institutions that you're familiar with. You can propose a topic addressing an issue that you perceive in one of these:
- Your hometown and/or San José or another city/town close by
- A public institution/organization in one of these places
- A company or work environment you're familiar with
- A general or particular organization or administrative area of SJSU
- Another school you're very familiar with
- A social media app, game, or other online community that you and people you know are significantly involved with
- Another community/organization you are very familiar with
Then, in order to decide on a proposal topic, please review this semester's readings, discussion posts, and our class discussions on Canvas. When you have decided upon a topic, please develop a proposal of 900-1500 words total. Alternatively, you can create a video/multimedia presentation of 4-6 minutes (spoken narration and visuals).
Linguistics 129: Culture, Language, and Ethnicity in the U.S.
Linguistics and Language Development
Higher Education | Linguistics
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Malinowski, David. "Final Project: “Language as a Tool for Social Justice, Racial Equity, and Cultural Learning” Grant Proposal." Sustainable Futures, 2021. doi:10.31979/II.2022.005.