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5312. Political Advocacy

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Open to students in Community Organization and Policy Practice concentrations. Corequisite: FED 5311; Community Organization students also take CORG 5354 concurrently, Policy Practice students also take POPR 5354 concurrently. (RG5720)

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 Grading Basis Notes
Spring 2020 14309 Hartford In Person H01 Reg Tu 6:30pm‑9:00pm
0/25 Graded
Spring 2020 16784 Hartford In Person H02 Reg Tu 11:00am‑1:30pm
0/25 Graded