For class on Friday, do some exploration on the Generation Progress website. We’re going to be talking in class about issues pertinent to college campuses and potential movements for you to research for your first project, so getting familiar with some issues that are featured on this website is a good place to start. Keep in mind that this isn’t the be all end all of campus activism, but it should give you some ideas. You can also poke around in other places to help you begin to brainstorm what movement to research for the Mapping the Movement project.
Remember that your first blog post is due Friday at 11!
For class on Wednesday, in addition to the textbook reading, look over the website for Campaign Zero and take notes about how they use their website to get out information. Also, take a look into the protests at the University of Missouri that took place last year. Some places to start: the Wikipedia page (always a good place for background information), and the background on graduate student issues/ involvement to give a bit of backstory. Please find one more either news source or informational source to get another angle and more information about these protests and what caused them/ what they caused. Take note of where you got your source, and bring it and your notes to class Wednesday.