ES 518: Advocacy Clinic I

Synonym:

56717 (for web registration)

Section:

A

Faculty:

Abigail Abrash

Credits:

3

Seats:

10

Semester:

Fall 2008

Meeting Schedule:

Thursdays 9/4 - 12/18 (1:00PM-3:59PM)

Description:

Competency Area: EAO – Required; CB, EE, Cert, IND & RMC – Elective
Required of Environmental Advocacy & Organizing students.
Open to all ES students.

Do you want to take sustained, effective action on an issue you care about and achieve purposeful results? Are you looking for an opportunity to develop and hone your advocacy skills and to strengthen your effectiveness as a social change agent? This course offers participants the opportunity to engage in supervised practical advocacy work on behalf of clinic 147clients148 – organizations at the local, state, national or international level working for environmental protection and sustainability, corporate accountability, democratic governance and social justice. Students will design, conduct and evaluate advocacy projects for actual organizations under the supervision of the instructor. The goal of the course is to provide students with a strong supervised experiential learning opportunity in the field with more group support, attention to theory, and supervision than