This course is designed to give students an understanding of public interest history and provide them with tools to engage in policy reform. Students will examine ethical reasoning in policy advocacy, explore the development of policy advocacy skills, uncover how to build policy agendas, analyze social problems, and consider challenges of developing and using power to enact policies and navigate political situations. This course is ideal for students who seek to gain greater organizing capacity in social movements, seek to influence social change in nonprofit or entrepreneurial settings, and/or those who wish to enhance their understanding of advocacy in legislative or community reform environments.