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Community Organizing – PHE 517

Course Code Credit

PHE 517


Course Information

Emphasizes the role of community organizing to engage diverse communities to advance the conditions in which people can be healthy. It further examines the role of health educators, grassroots activists, and others in stimulating social, political and economic approaches to promote community health. Also addresses the advancement of theoretical knowledge and practical skills of community organizing.