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Community Organizing and Advocacy

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Registration deadline: June 5th

15 CEUs/CPH units
Community-based public health and social work practice seeks to improve the social and economic quality of life for vulnerable populations using multiple methods of empowerment-based interventions. This course offers participants an overview of how methods of community organization accomplish goals that are relevant to social work and public health practitioners. Additionally, the course will explore community organization activities that address the values of social justice and racial equity.
Participants will learn how to effect change through an understanding of the organizational structure of institutional power. Course instructors will guide participants through defining campaign goals, detailing a strategy, identifying appropriate tactics, engaging key stakeholders and developing a plan of action.
Class size is limited to 25.
$650 General admission**
**Available discount class code may be entered during check out for the following:
SI001 - $450 Non-profit/government employees (1st Summer Institute class)
SI002 - $400 Non-profit/government employees (Additional Summer Institute classes)

This class will include both degree-seeking graduate students and practicing professionals. Individuals registering through Professional Development will receive continuing education units - but not academic credit - for the class.

Class Details

5 Sessions
Daily - Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri

Hillman Hall

MultipleInstructor :
1.Atia Thurman2.Gary Parker 

CEUs : 15

General Admission: 


Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
6/15/2020 - 6/19/2020 Daily - Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM St. Louis, Hillman Hall  Map Gary Parker  ; Atia Thurman