This is your chance to research a current or past ally, advocate, or movement that took some type of action against one or more of the “isms” discussed in this course.
Choose from the list provided or discuss an
alternative with the professor. No duplicates.
• At least four professional sources must be used,
only one of which can be autobiographical. Any class material can be used but cannot count as one of the four sources; however, content from the textbook not covered in class can be used if applicable.
The assignment has two parts:
You will write a paper (5-7 pp) and present your ally in class. The paper and presentation will be graded separately and will be worth 50 points and 25 points respectively.
Use the following outline:Provide an overview of who they are, how they became an ally/advocate, and why they were
Use the following outline:Provide an overview of who they are, how they
became an ally/advocate, and why they were considered an ally/advocate. 2. Describe from where they got the most opposition
and support and how they responded to it.Evaluate the success of their efforts.Explain how your topic is related to any one of the other course themes.Course Themes (refer to at least 1 of these in ALL
of Thought Papers) 1. Social Science Research – factsValuesPrivileges/oppression/power”Isms”Self-awareness & Other-awarenessIntersectionality 7. Social Justice Strategy of Acting as
Allies/Advocates 8. Social IdentityWhat impact did learning this story have on you?APA (American Psychological Association) citation is required for the references and in text citations.
Try using this website to help with that:
• Neither Wikipedia nor Khan Academy are
legitimate sources for this course