Overview of Community Action v.2

Social Studies Teacher à General De Jesus College
20 Jan 2020

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Overview of Community Action v.2

  1. COMMUNITY ACTION Prepared by: MR. ANTONIO T. DELGADO Faculty, General De Jesus College
  2. FOCUS QUESTIONS 1. What is community action? What encompasses it? 2. What the core principles of community engagement? 3. What the core principles of community solidarity? 4. How is citienship acquired? 2
  3. COMMUNITY ACTION ▪ It is a campaign undertaken by people living in a particular place. ▪ It is an action undertaken by members of the community for that community’s own improvement 3
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  5. COMMUNITY ACTION ENCOMPASSES: 1. Community Engagement 2. Community of Solidarity 3. Citizenship Building 5
  6. 1. COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT the process by which community benefit organizations and individuals build ongoing, permanent relationships for the purpose of applying a collective vision for the benefit of a community
  7. Origin of Community Engagement ▪ Community benefit ▫ concept in English common law ▫ 1891 legal decision defined types of charitable organizations 7
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  9. Origin of Community Engagement ▪ Community organizing - is a process where people who live in proximity to each other come together into an organization that acts in their shared self-interest. 9
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  11. Core Principles of Community Engagement 1. Careful Planning and Preparation 2. Inclusion and Demographic Diversity 3. Collaboration and Shared Purpose 4. Openness and Learning 5. Transparency and Trust 6. Impact and Action 7. Sustained Engagement and Participatory Culture 11
  13. Solidarity ▪ Solidarity is a mutual commitment to one another’s well being. 13
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  15. Core Principles of Community Solidarity 1. Dignity of the Human Person 2. The Common Good 3. Subsidiary and Participation 4. Solidarity Regardless of Ideological Differences 5. Preferential Option for the Poor 6. Economic Justice 7. Stewardship of Creation 8. Promotion of Peace 15
  17. Citizenship ▪ Citizenship is the status of a person recognized under the custom or law as being a member of a country. ▪ Nationality denotes a person’s membership of a nation (a large ethnic group) 17
  18. Ways of Acquiring Citizenship 1. Jus sanguinis – parents are citizens 2. Jus soli – born within a country 3. Jure matrimonii – marriage to a citizen 4. Naturalization – process by which a non-citizen of a country may acquire citizenship or nationality of that country. 18
  19. Citizenship Building ▪ Processes that can increase capacity of the citizens to respond intelligently to the changing environment around them: 1. Servant leadership – either initiative from top or bottom 2. Regularity – periodic intervals 3. Complementarity – using processes together 19
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  21. References ▪ Ariola, M. (2017). Community Engagement, Solidarity and Citizenship. Manila: Unlimited Books Library Services & Publishing Inc. 21