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LAW 0681: Public Advocacy for Social Change
Spring 2020 • Section 01 • CRN 39534

Course Description

In this 3-day intensive course, students will work intensively in teams to design and build an effective public advocacy campaign with multi-faceted deliverables. Among other things, students will identify a social problem, convince others to care about it in both written and oral form and develop a set of solutions to it. Students will identify stakeholders, targets, messages, and counter-arguments; testing ways to reach key audiences and measuring your success. Students will learn how to recognize effective marketing strategies; select a name for a campaign and build a brand that creates an emotional connection with target audience. Students will learn the craft of storytelling and how it can be leveraged to build a campaign in a fun and compelling way.



Day/Time Location Note
9:00 AM-5:00 PM Barrack 205 Friday, Saturday, Sunday - January 3-5; 9 AM to 5 PM; Barrack 205 & Barrack 207

Additional Time Requirements

January 3-5; 9 AM - 5 PM; Barrack 205 & Barrack 207

Course Details

  • Kathryn Kolbert
Credit Hours

1 Credits



Course Type
  • Non-Exam
Course Modality


Fulfills J.D. Requirement
  • Experiential/Professional Skills


Registration Info

Registration Notes

This course will be held from January 3-5, 2020. Students cannot drop this course after December 19th at noon.

Book List/Materials