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5312. Political Advocacy

Also offered as: CORG 5312

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: FED 5310. Corequisite: FED 5311.

Grading Basis: Graded

Builds on the concepts and interventions introduced in the Macro Foundation Practice course. Political decision-making groups, including executive, legislative, judicial and private agency decision-making. The ways macro practitioners use power and political analysis is discussed. Emphasis is on the design, implementation and evaluation of a political advocacy strategy to improve the life situations of populations at risk, such as lobbying, preparing and delivering testimony to a public policy making group and forming and maintaining coalitions. Ethical requirements and dilemmas in doing political advocacy are integrated throughout the course. Required course for students in both the Community Organization and the Policy Practice concentrations. The co-requisites for this course differ for each of these concentrations.


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Term Class Number Campus Instruction Mode Instructor Section Session Schedule Enrollment Location Credits Grading Basis Notes
Spring 2024 12608 Hartford In Person Smith, Tanya 701 Reg Tu 12:30pm‑3:00pm
12/20 SSW 113 3.00 Graded
Spring 2024 12609 Hartford In Person Granato, Madeline 702 Reg We 6:45pm‑9:15pm
13/20 SSW 107 3.00 Graded