The Center for Service and Leadership believes that educating University of Alabama students about the power they have to make change in our world is paramount. During in-class visits, we not only discuss the programs that we put on but the actions which create social change.

Social Change

Cycle of actions for social change

Social change can be thought of as a wheel of action. Each action below leads to the following action and can cycle back to where you started.

  • Community Organizing
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Protests and Demonstrations
  • Community Building
  • Philanthropy
  • Community and Economic Development
  • Voting and Forma Political Activities
  • Informal Associations (Mutual Aid)
  • Socially Responsible Daily Behavior
  • Community Based Participatory Research
  • Advocacy