Becoming a Community Organizer

Write a 3 page paper to describe the characteristics of a consensus organizer, identify those characteristics that the student possesses and those which may need more work, and to select an issue that the student would be involved with as a community organizer. Students will describe the issue and explain how they could play a role as a community organizer, including identifying the approach they would take (eg. asset-building) and the important steps they may need to take to address the problem. Students will utilize APA 6th Ed. Format and citation conventions. Students will utilize a minimum of two scholarly articles in addition to course materials/textbooks to assist in completion of this assignment. A rubric will be provided.