Community Organizing 1 | Prescott College

Community Organizing 1

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This course will investigate organizing models and their impact in communities, by building and driving real time organizing campaigns within the Yavapai county Xicano community. We will examine the basics of community development, engagement, mobilizing and organizing while developing a semester long plan to implement those skills and ideas. We will learn and implement the essential components of an organizing drive: the rap, house meetings, communications, media etc. At the end of this semester students will be able to demonstrate basic knowledge in: 1. community asset mapping, 2. organizational assessment, 3. understanding of how to organize a community campaign, 4. SWOT planning session, 5. executing organizing plans in collaboration with SJHR cohort.