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Community Organization and Advocacy

Community organizing involves working within a nonprofit organization or a government agency to empower underserved populations. Students who may be interested in this career path can major in a field related to community organizing, social work or community studies. Read on to learn more.

Inside Community Organization and Advocacy

Community organizing and advocacy encompasses a number of jobs that deal with working collectively with other people to solve problems within a neighborhood, workplace or greater community. Community organizers are sometimes viewed as a connecting link between public agencies and community supporters, because they utilize various resources to inform and assist people living in the community. Community organizers help to provide services to communities by assisting disadvantaged people in gaining access to education, housing, jobs and healthcare.

Programs in community organizing and advocacy are as diverse as the careers in the field. Whether you're looking to start your career as an organizer or searching for online programs available in the field, Study.com offers the education and career information you need.

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