HSR 105 - Community Organization and Advocacy

3 credits (PREREQUISITE: NONE)

This course focuses on the practice of advocacy in human services. Students will learn key principles, strategies, and hands-on skills that are commonly used in advocacy in multiple settings. The course highlights strategies and tactics used in advocacy, and the challenges and dilemmas organizers face in the field. Emphasis will be on agency, legislative, legal and community advocacy. Students will have an opportunity to design and execute an advocacy strategy within their areas of interest. (F, Sp, Su)