Explore the timeless pursuit of social justice and learn what it takes to become an effective advocate for the cause that inspires you. Learn how champions of human rights have empowered the powerless and given voice to the unheard and excluded.
Featuring the multimedia eBook Social Justice, and dozens of podcasts from activists, spiritual leaders and public servants, this course provides instruction on the basic elements of a social justice movement, alongside real life examples drawn from the experience of successful social justice advocates. Topics include the process of building an effective campaign and overcoming the obstacles to meaningful change, along with inspirational advice from experienced leaders and their reflections on some of the most powerful social movements of modern times.
Upon completion of this course, students will have a better understanding of the pursuit of social justice, informed by exclusive interviews with advocates Benazir Bhutto, Ralph Nader, Anthony Romero, Barry Scheck, Desmond Tutu and Elie Wiesel. This multimedia course is appropriate for students in high school, college and beyond.