The Symposium 2017-2018: Community
Pennoni Honors College
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Fall 2017: “Community Advocacy & Mobilization"
UNIV 241: Wednesdays, 6-8:50 p.m.
Instructors: Julia Novak Colwell & Kristine Mulhorn
This course will explore how communities around the world have mobilized and advocated for their rights. From West Philadelphia to Flint, MI, from farming to fishing communities in India we explore cases of community advocacy around environmental justice and health issues. Students will gain both a local and global perspective on critical enabling factors that support successful community mobilization through a combination of outside expert lecturers from community
organizations and Drexel faculty that have worked with communities to enact positive change. We will also engage with the local community to learn from them what their key issues of concern are and hold a workshop open to all on how to successfully and meaningfully advocate for change.
For more information, contact Dr. Kevin Egan at firstname.lastname@example.org.