Changing the Political Terrain: Approaches to Organizing
0.5 Credit

This course examines different possibilities for community organizing, exploring the limits and possibilities for each within the Canadian legislative and regulatory environment. It introduces examples, past and present, of how activists have sought social/environmental justice on the local, national and global terrain. Students assess organizing models ranging from not-for-profit charitable organizations to grassroots community initiatives to mass movement mobilizations in relation to the challenges and opportunities each presents for securing funding, empowering marginalized communities and politicizing issues.

Additional Course Information
Available only to students in the coursework option, or with permission of the Graduate Co-ordinator