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Beginner Level
Approx. 34 hours to complete
English

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American LawJusticeEnvironmental ProtectionSocial MediaStakeholder Analysis
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Beginner Level
Approx. 34 hours to complete
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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Introduction

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 75 min), 2 readings
4 videos
Prof. Haddad, The Connected Stakeholder Model9m
Khan Academy, Public Policy Process5m
The Power of Protest with Professor Allyson Hobbs54m
2 readings
Haddad, The Connected Stakeholder Model: How Advocates Influence Policy1h
Chu, How a North Carolina Minister Sowed Seeds of Hope in a Food Desert10m
Week
2

Week 2

8 hours to complete

Use the Courts

8 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 61 min), 9 readings, 3 quizzes
5 videos
Judge Pratt, How Judges Can Show Respect16m
Prof. Haddad, Courts and Environmental Advocacy12m
Maru, How to Put the Power of Law in People's Hands19m
Elizabeth Fisher: A Short Introduction to Environmental Law4m
9 readings
NeJaime, Winning through Losing1h
IJIS Institute, Courts 101: An understanding of the court system45m
United States District Court for the District of Columbia, Public and Media Access to Court Proceedings during COVID-19 Emergency5m
Preston, The Contribution of the Courts in Tackling Climate Change1h
Lazarus, The National Environmental Policy Act in the U.S. Supreme Court1h
United Nations Environment Programme, The Status of Climate Change Litigation – A Global Review30m
WBUR-NPR, How The Supreme Court Made 'Climate History' In Massachusetts V. EPA10m
Watch Erin Brockovich (optional)
& Application Activity: Browse the Clean Air Act and Complete the Quiz Below10m
2 practice exercises
Why the U.S. Courts Matter and How to Use Them30m
Clean Air Act30m
Week
3

Week 3

8 hours to complete

Communicate across Platforms

8 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 33 min), 7 readings, 2 quizzes
4 videos
Karen McAlister: Advocacy Through Social Media Why Trending Topics Matter 11m
Prof. Ryan, Communicate across Platforms11m
Nicholas Love: Social Media Writing4m
7 readings
Kpienbaareh, The Rise of the Fourth Estate1h
The Nonprofit Times, Facebook, Twitter Lead NPO Social Media Worldwide10m
Vikings PR, Vikings to Bring Awareness to Social Justice Issues During Home Opener vs. Green Bay10m
Ryan, Judicial Authority under the First Step Act What Congress Conferred through Section 4041h 30m
Brennan Center, Ensuring justice and public safety federal criminal justice priorities for 2020 and Beyond (2020)30m
Fuchs, Law to Reduce Crack Cocaine Sentences Leaves Some Imprisoned10m
Ryan, Why Justice Still Eludes Crack Offenders10m
Week
4

Week 4

7 hours to complete

Connect to Power

7 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 38 min), 7 readings, 2 quizzes
4 videos
Rev. Willie T. Barrow4m
Prof. Haddad, Cultivating Allies in Power8m
Hayho, Talking about Climate17m
7 readings
Raum, A framework for integrating systematic stakeholder analysis in ecosystem services research1h
Savina, Complete Stakeholder Mapping Guide10m
Community Tool Box, Involving Key Influentials in the Initiative10m
Stern, The Stranger Who Changed My Life: The Taxi Driver and the Doctor10m
Mertha, China's Water Warriors45m
Azcarte, How public servants can engage unlikely allies to deliver climate policies10m
Thompson, Let’s Change The Way We Talk About Climate Change10m

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