MHEO 465 Health Advocacy, Community Organizing, & Innovation

This course prepares students with skills of community organizing and health advocacy. Students learn key concepts and strategies, including base building, framing, assessing opportunity structure, goal setting, and effective health advocacy techniques. Students explore case studies and oral histories illuminating various models of change, including social movements, social innovation, social entrepreneurship, microdevelopment, and people-centered budgeting. Students critically analyze past innovations and identify opportunities to address health inequities and power imbalances shaping community health.




MHEO 430