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    Emerson College: Pre-College Politics, Activism, and Leadership Institute

    Emerson College: Pre-College Politics, Activism, and Leadership Institute

    Details

    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Destination: United States
    • Program Delivery: Day, Residential, Online
    • Provided By: College
    • Session Start: July
    • Session Length: Two Weeks
    • Entering Grade: 10th, 11th, 12th
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: Academic
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 15, 16, 17, 18
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    Overview

    The Politics, Activism, and Leadership Institute (PAL), which qualifies for college credits, is for high school students who wish to understand how communication is at the heart of politics, activism, advocacy, and leadership in a democratic society.

    Learning Outcomes

    As a student in the Politics, Activism, and Leadership Institute, you will:

    *Engage as citizen-leaders in a complex and unpredictable political and cultural environment
    *Prepare for a variety of career leadership opportunities in municipalities, business/industry, and non-profit arenas
    *Become enlightened to the various areas in which social injustice is perpetuated, including environmental rights, LGBTQIA rights, labor laws, health care access, sexism, racism, among many others
    *Become emboldened through important interpersonal and public communication skills as they relate to advocacy positions
    *Gain enhanced public speaking skills by creating a Speech of Advocacy in which you will focus on a socially significant topic that you care about and wish to present to a relevant constituency

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