Oct 01, 2020  
Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SW 36000 - Introduction to Community Organizing


The purpose of this course is to provide an introduction the theory and practice of community organizing. It will explore the diverse roles, goals and strategies used by community organizers to affect social change from a Human Rights perspective. Models of community organizing include mass mobilization, social action, grass roots empowerment, leadership development and advocacy. Special attention will be paid to issues of gender, class, race, ethnicity and sexual orientation.. The pedagogy requires a 20 hour volunteer field experience in a community-based organization.
 
prereq: Department Permission
3 hrs
3 cr.