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Sustainable by Design: Re-shaping the Human Landscape of Latin American Cities

Tuesday, July 18

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

CLACS Summer Teacher Institute taking place on July 18-20, 2023 at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (in-person).

This institute examines innovative projects in Latin America to create more livable, equitable and sustainable urban spaces.  It explores initiatives which confront the challenges of climate change, urban growth, and marginality with participatory and community-building programs.  Institute participants will have the opportunity to consider how to integrate examples of green and “smart city” urban planning into their classroom curriculum about contemporary Latin America.

$90 in-service teachers / $30 Education students
(includes breakfasts, lunches, and materials). 

Dorm housing is available for $105/night (single) or $73/night (shared).

Application deadline:  May 22, 2023 

The workshop is a collaboration between:

  • UW-Milwaukee Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS)
  • UW-Madison Latin American, Caribbean and Iberian Studies (LACIS)
  • Museo de Ciencias Ambientales, Guadalajara
  • Florida International University Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center (LACC)

CLACS, LACIS and LACC are Title VI National Resource Centers, funded by the U.S. Department of Education.

For more information:  Julie Kline (

Event Type

Academics, Workshops & webinars


Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center
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