Citizens work to achieve their goals in multiple ways, taking into consideration their own skills and interests, others’ efforts, and strategies that seem most likely to achieve the desired change. In 1994, Minnesota Campus Compact developed the Social Change Wheel (the latest version is pictured above) to help inform discussions about options for civic and community engagement. The strategies are briefly explained below, with additional resources available at the links. ... http://mncampuscompact.org/clio/what-different-strategies-can-we-use-to-create-positive-change
-- Social change refers to an alteration in the social order of a society. Social change may include changes in nature, social institutions, social behaviors, or social relations.
Social change may refer to the notion of social progress or sociocultural evolution, the philosophical idea that society moves forward by dialectical or evolutionary means. It may refer to a paradigmatic change in the socio-economic structure, for instance a shift away from feudalism and towards capitalism. Accordingly it may also refer to social revolution, such as the Socialist revolution presented in Marxism, or to other social movements, such as Women's suffrage or the Civil rights movement. Social change may be driven by cultural, religious, economic, scientific or technological forces. ... continue reading>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Social_change
-- Transforming Organizations: A Guide To Creating Effective Social Change Organizations
-- Social change: A collection of TED Talks (and more) on the topic of social change
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