Reaction Paper _4_spring2010

Reaction Paper _4_spring2010 - UE 0854 Education in the...

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UE 0854 Education in the Global City, Spring 2010 Reflection Paper #4 / DUE Tuesday, April 6th Advocacy in an Age of Globalization Webster defines ADVOCACY as the act or process of advocating or supporting a cause or proposal . Please discuss your understanding of the concept of advocacy. o What role does advocacy play in addressing issues of injustice and working to create positive change in our global world? o What are the opportunities and limitations of advocacy work? Please draw from two or more of the following in crafting your paper: 1. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Website (including relevant documents/reports available on the site): http://www.gatesfoundation.org/Pages/home.aspx 2. Any combination of Philadelphia-based advocacy organization websites of interest to you. A few examples include: a. The Philadelphia Committee to End Homelessness: http://pceh.org/ b. Habitat for Humanity Greater Philadelphia: http://www.habitatphiladelphia.org/ c. Philadelphia Student Union: http://home.phillystudentunion.org/ d. Youth United for Change: http://yuc.home.mindspring.com/ e. City Year Greater Philadelphia: http://www.cityyear.org/index_ektid13309.aspx f. Philadelphia Youth Commission: http://www.phila.gov/youthcommission/ g. Greater Philadelphia Sustainable Business Network: http://www.sbnphiladelphia.org/ h. City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program: http://www.muralarts.org/ i. Teens 4 Good: http://teens4good.orbius.com/ 3. Reflections from Advocacy Forum Panelists and/or thoughts on the organizations with which they work – see their websites in readings for Week #10.
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