Biographical sketch of a child advocate (e.g., Helen Keller, Mother Theresa, Princess Diana, Marian Wright Edelman, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Edward Zeigler, etc.)-Consult Who's Who directories, Internet, encyclopedia, news articles).
"Site" visits (Select one for this week and one for next week
a) Web/Internet - identify at least one site that features an organization or individual involved in child advocacy issues related to theme (0-5 yr poor children)
b) Person-Interview one individual in person, by phone or Internet regarding their involvement in child advocacy, career pathways, educational and experiential background and their favorite child advocate(s).
a)Group visit to sites arranged by instructor-U.S. Department of Education, Department of Family Studies Family Service Center, etc.
Organization- identify one governmental or non-governmental agency to complete a case study of their history, mission, service learning opportunities, description of one program for poor children or children birth to five, collect brochures and other free resource material; include agencies title, contact person, name address and other contact information.
Service Learning Activity- observation, participant observation, volunteer, research assistance, etc.; discuss with Dr. Randolph (at least 10 hours over the course of the semester); keep a log of dates and times, signed by volunteer coordinator/contact at site.
Final Project = see syllabus for list of possibilities; discuss with Dr.Randolph for approval prior to conducting work or completion.