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POL 301L Politics Workshop: The Theory and Practice: Community Applied Legislative Advocacy

New Core: Fulfills 3 credits in Area of Knowledge I (Service Learning Component) or fulfills 3 credits in Area of Knowledge III.

Course Description: This is an active legislative advocacy course teaching grassroots campaign work, lobbying, research, and media management through hands-on activities to pass legislation toward lowering the price and improving the safety of prescription drugs in New York State. Experienced-based learning activities will be accompanied by readings, writing assignments, guest lecturers and classroom work and discussion. This course in civic engagement will involve students who will be actively lobbying New York, State officials both elected and appointed.


3 credits