SSH502 - Social Action Research: People, Power, and Change
Olivia Chow will be teaching a full 39-hour course on community organizing this fall, from September - November. This is based on her successful pilot course in early 2017.
In this class you will learn all the essential skills someone needs to organize effectively, including:
-how to tell your story to motivate and recruit volunteers
-how to develop a strong theory of change
-how to choose tactics that have the impact you need
-how to structure your team for growth
-how to design volunteer tasks to develop new leadership
This course is based on Harvard Professor Marshall Ganz's Course, People, Power, and Change. It can be taken by general Ryerson Students and any member of the general public through the Chang School
“I came without a specific campaign in mind, but now I can’t wait to lay out a plan and get started with a full (overflowing) toolkit!” Marce Bylinska
“I would recommend taking this program to anyone with a passion and a reason to make change. You will be deeply affected positively by the learnings provided” Brittahy M. Stevens
“The program doesn’t just teach you about leadership. It lets you learn how to act, take action and make a difference in the world.” Nikolas Koschany
You can see the course Syllabus here:
Current Ryerson Undergraduate student
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