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ADSO 1357 Social Change in Action (Fall/Spring: 4 )


Course Description

What can ordinary people do to bring about social change? In this course you'll learn about the history and theory of community organizing and campaign strategy, through readings, interactive exercises and discussion. You will also gain practical skills in participatory decision-making, strategizing, publicity, alliance-building and more, through trainings and a hands-on collective action project. The class will choose a current injustice as an issue, set a goal, design a campaign strategy, then carry out the first steps of that campaign.


Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Betsy Leondar-Wright

Prerequisites: Either one class in social problems, social change or social movements, or prior activist experience

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Last Updated: 07-Dec-13