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POL 196B Topic in Political Science: Leadership and Advocacy

Course Description: This course will explore organizing and leadership through a combination of readings, "real world" community work and online discussions. Students will undertake grassroots mobilization work, as well as develop organizing skills that influence the community and strengthen leadership skills. An interest in organizing, empowerment, policy, government and/or improving civic life is strongly recommended for individuals enrolled in this online course. Students will participate in community-based work with advocacy organizations in their own communities during the semester.


3 credits