SCHOOL OF LEGISLATIVE ADVOCACY AND SOCIAL CHANGE (HMT 368)

6 Apr 2017 - 28 Jun 2017

University of the Nations (Kona Campus)

Offered in: English

A 12 week course at the 300 Level designed to give students hands on experience in developing a legislative advocacy or social change campaign for a social justice issue that they have worked on in the field Designed to demystify the legislative process and make law and the legal process more accessible to those working in advocacy on justice campaigns with practical tools sets to influence policy and the legislative agenda Features: o Daily intercession and time in the Word trying to grasp at God’s heart for justice – how to be “doers” of the Word. o Mornings of lectures presenting skills and practical information necessary to understand legislative work in the political sphere o Afternoons of research time and group work o A focus on “learning by doing” by developing a research report (assessing the problem, the actors involve and assessing and drafting legislation (where relevant) o A year of mentorship support from staff as students implement their work plan

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