1. on a topic of your choosing that is related to the themes of advocacy and social movements. It should be clear, concise, and articulate in straightforward terms a statement about either(1) an organization that advocates for the rights of a specific group(women; refugees; children; racialized minorities; persons with disabilities, etc.), or (2) a contemporary social movement about which you can find published research as well as current media account, or (3) the work of a theorist or theorists who have made important contributions in the study of advocacy and/or social movements(e.g., Vandana Shaiva, Nancy Scheper-Hughes, Arturo Escobar, Simon Springer, etc.).
2. describe the existing published research on your topic and its significance, what does the literature on your topic say.