Community Organizing

SSW MP 781

This course includes three interrelated modules. It begins with an examination of community organizing principles, empowerment theory, and the role of staff as a facilitator of individual and collective empowerment. The course next considers methods and skills for building and developing effective organizations in undervalued communities. Organizing models, outreach and recruitment, leadership development, creating participatory structures, and establishing democratic decision-making processes are examined. Finally, students focus on conducting social change campaigns, with an emphasis on issue selection, action research, strategic analysis, implementation of action plans, utilization of tactics, and assessment of outcomes.

SPRG 2017 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
A1 Wilkinson EPC 201 W 2:30 pm-5:15 pm Stamped Approval
Prereq: MP759
Course Required
of all Macro
Students

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