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Approx. 8 hours to complete
English
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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Introduction to Community Organizing for Social Justice

2 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 42 min), 6 readings, 1 quiz
9 videos
Common Language Definition4m
Social Justice Definition1m
Community Definition3m
Organizing Definition3m
Leaders Definition1m
Believing in Change Definition59s
People in the Field: Celina Miranda – Boston9m
People in the Field: Naomi Milstein – Chicago8m
6 readings
Welcome to your MOOC Experience3m
Help us learn more about you4m
Considerations5m
Acknowledgements & References3m
Seeing & Drawing Activity [Group]5m
What You'll Hear: Celina & Naomi1m
1 practice exercise
Week 1 Reflection5m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Strengthening Diversity

2 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 62 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
7 videos
Social Identity Discussion16m
The Cycle of Socialization Discussion14m
Prejudice & Discrimination4m
Power & Privilege5m
Understanding Discrimination8m
Everyday Discrimination with Micah Discussion10m
2 readings
Who Are You ? Social Identity Activity10m
 Power & Privilege Activity10m
1 practice exercise
Week 2 Reflection5m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Intergroup Dialogue

2 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 60 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
6 videos
Differences & Stereotypes13m
Communication & Conflict4m
Responding to Triggers13m
Youth Dialogues17m
Dialogue in Action8m
3 readings
How Do You Respond to Triggers5m
Introduction to Roger & Qiu1m
Practicing Dialogue Activity10m
1 practice exercise
Week 3 Reflection5m
Week
4

Week 4

1 hour to complete

Organizing & Planning for Community Change

1 hour to complete
9 videos (Total 48 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
9 videos
Starting with People1m
Entering Communities5m
Engaging Community Members1m
Gathering Information4m
Making Plans9m
Building Capacity4m
Taking Stock3m
Organizing in Action: Kim McGill14m
1 reading
Assessing Your Community8m
1 practice exercise
Week 4 Reflection5m

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