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Money and Social Change: Innovative Paradigms and Strategies

CSPL 210
Fall 2012
Section: 01  
This course may be repeated for credit.
Course Cluster: Service-Learning

How do people make decisions about using their money for social change? Where will it have the most impact? When does the capital toward social change actually create systemic change and address structural inequities? This course will explore the role of capital in social change. If we rethink how social change happens--analyzing the nonprofit and public sectors, but also new sector-blending approaches and concepts like "collective impact"--how does our perspective on capital shift? The course will begin with a historical overview of how money has affected social change over time in the public, private, and philanthropic sectors, including religious institutions. Students will have $10,000 grant dollars to allocate to local organizations. The course will culminate in students writing a request for proposals based on the personal theory of change around capital and social change that they will develop throughout the course.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS CSPL
Course Format: SeminarGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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