2023-2024 Catalog

UEP 310 Community Organizing and Leadership

This seminar focuses the techniques of grassroots empowerment particularly in urban settings. This includes the following topics: developing leadership skills for citizen participation and problem solving using the media building coalitions choosing issues doing action-oriented research understanding the relations of power mobilizing constituencies developing a community oriented public policy agenda the history of community organizing in the U.S. and comparison between community development social work and direct action organizing approaches. Must be taken simultaneously with UEP 311.


4 units