ACTION

RESPOND TO ISSUES YOU CARE ABOUT,
EXTEND YOUR DEFINITION OF CIVIC ACTION
IN THE DIGITAL AGE

QUESTION four:

how do we determine a course of action using social media?

Activity 3: Imagine Better: Harnessing Popular Culture for Social Change Workshop

(2 hours)

 

Imagine Better: Harnessing Popular Culture for Social Change Workshop (link)

 

You can draw on this activity set to engage students in a hands-on action project. This activity is designed to encourage participants to make connections between popular culture and real-world issues. They will be introduced to the concept of “cultural acupuncture” and learn how to take action to affect change in their communities. The activities were developed by the MAPP team.