2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin

AFR 378 Field Education in Community Organizing and Practice II

3 hours

Field Education in Community Organizing & Practice II is an advanced applied fieldwork experience in community-based approaches to justice and policy analysis. This course is designed to provide students the opportunity to further develop a practical understanding of community organizing; community planning; local, state and national social policy development; community advocacy; and community-based economic development. Students draw connections between theory and practice, and actively participate and support efforts to assist individuals and programs that address community policy making. The practicum experience heightens student awareness of the skills required of an effective community advocate and policy analyst. Students must provide 10-12 hours per week (150 hours total) of fieldwork, attend classes, and attend assigned supervision meetings throughout the semester. Assigned readings, fieldwork logs and reflections, and a culminating research paper/project will be required.




ENG 201; AFR 377 or CHS 381 or CSL 311


In order to register for this class: HSCJ majors must get approval from the HSCJ adviser AND need an approved internship before class starts. HSCJ Majors contact: bltaylor@jjay.cuny.edu.  Any other student (not majoring in HSCJ) needs to complete the CCPD process in order to register. Contact: internships@jjay.cuny.edu. In addition, students who are NOT HSCJ Majors will work with the course instructor for internship placements.