Course Descriptions

CodeLEAD
Number507
TitleCommunity Organizing & Change
Units3
Description

The study of social change is important for non-profit administrators to understand the historic and regional environment in which they operate. Students will be exposed to a variety of change models and their inherent assumptions including but not limited to: revolution, labor, civic rights, and environmental movements of social change. Special emphasis will be placed on the categorical silos, which exist within San Diego. Participants will develop a model of social change, which will guide their analysis and practice. Participants will conduct a community analysis on strategic organizations with examination on the organizational agenda of nonprofit organizations, civic associations, regional initiatives, and focus of this course will center on creating change within a practice arena.

This course is co-taught with Mike Eichler, MSW & Jessica Robinson, MSW.

SyllabusPDF document (216.8 KB)
First NameJessica
Last NameRobinson