Course Tuition: $390
Continuing Education Units (CEUs): 2
Duration: 5 weeks
Explore what turns a group of individuals into an organization or social movement. Consider what structural, social, or psychological barriers inhibit or prevent individuals and groups from getting involved and working together for change. Examine the definition of community mobilization as both an initial and ongoing process central to any community and social change effort that seeks to build support and participation of individuals, groups, and institutions to work towards a common goal or vision. Learn from the theories and methods of Brazilian educator Paulo Freire, whose work has guided some of the most successful development and education programs around the globe, including the Orangi Pilot Project in Pakistan, The NAAM movement in Burkina Faso, and the Sarvodaya Shramadana Movement in Sri Lanka, among others.