3 Part Series Social Movement Education - A Community Based Approach

3 Part Series Social Movement Education - A Community Based Approach

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This 3-part series will provide participants with a content and process-based workshop on social movements from a global perspective.

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After completing this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Demonstrate awareness of social movements on a state, national, and global level with an emphasis on understanding the role of the U.S. government around the world;
  • Distinguish between different types of social movements and identify stages of social movements;
  • Discuss theoretical perspectives on social movements, like resource mobilization, framing, and new social movement theory;
  • Recognize stereotypes and relate to people as individuals rather than representatives of groups;
  • Analyze the harmful impact of bias and injustice on the world, historically and in today's society;
  • Recognize that power and privilege influence relationships on interpersonal, intergroup, and institutional levels and consider how they have been impacted by those dynamics;
  • Identify individuals, groups, and events that demonstrate the diversity of tactics or strategies, and philosophies relevant to the history of social justice worldwide.

Tentative Topics

October 27th - Consent, Dissent, & Our Human Rights

November 3rd - Global Governing Bodies, State Institutions, & Indigenous Rights

November 16th - U.S Role in Human Rights Violations Around the World

Facilitator Bio

Crystallee Crain Ph.D. (she/her/hers) is an interdisciplinary public health scholar and human rights activist. She has academic roots in sociology, political science, and psychology. She specializes in exposing the layers of institutional inequality while supporting communities to shift ways of being and practice to improve life chances by bridging the worlds of academia, healing, and activism. Crystallee’s body of work represents a collective need to strengthen our responses to violence through transformative means, the need for liberatory practices, and a focus on healing as a revolutionary strategy for change. Crystallee holds an academic appointment with California State University – East Bay (Department of Political Science). She’s also the elected board chair of Seeding Justice Foundation (PDX).

Crystallee is the Founder & Principal Consultant of Prevention at the Intersections, an organization that works to prevent violence and other forms of harm through community-based research and people-centered projects.

At Prevention at the Intersections, she publishes two open-access journals, CATALYST and The Beauty of Black Creation. Dr. Crain facilitates trainings with an emphasis on trauma, prevention science, and community capacity-building. She has worked with organizations across the country to support them in actualizing their values in the development and implementation of their mission and vision.

You can learn more about her at www.preventionagenda.org, www.bestlifecoach.co, and at www.crystalleecrain.org.

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