Find out more information about the courses offered by the Office for Religious & Spiritual Life.
WELLNESS105/LIFE105 - Meeting the Moment: Inner Resources for Hard Times
Thursdays 11:30-1:20 pm
Thornton Center, Room 110 (Fall 2023)
Instructors: Marissa Floro, Colleen Hallagan Preuninger, Jonah Willihnganz
In the face of social, economic, environmental, and public health upheavals, many of us are experiencing an unprecedented degree of uncertainty, isolation, and stress affecting academic and day-to-day life. Challenging times ask us, in a voice louder than usual, to identify sources of strength and develop practices that sustain and even liberate. In this experiential, project-oriented class: Explore practices to find true ground and enact positive change for self and community; Cultivate natural capacities of presence, courage, and compassion; Develop resources to share with one another and the entire Stanford community.
LEAD 114 - Athletes as Leaders: Learning to Embrace the Intersection of Identities with Athletics as a Tool for Social Change
Wednesdays 1:30-3:20 pm
CIRCLE Seminar Room (Third Floor of Old Union, Room 301)
Instructors: Diane Friedlaender, Toni Kokenis
Calling all athletes! Explore who you are beyond your athlete identity and discover your leadership potential. How have the visible and invisible identities you carry shaped your athlete experience? What opportunities for leadership does your platform as an athlete provide?
Urban Studies/CSRE/ETHICSOC 127B - Community Organizing
2 Weekend Retreats
January 13-15 & January 20-22
Over the first 2 weekends to Winter Quarter you will learn and practice the leadership skills of community organizing based on the work of Marshall Ganz. Community Organizing makes a difference in addressing major public challenges that demand full engagement of the citizenry, especially those whose voices are marginalized. In this course you will learn and practice values based leadership skills to mobilize your communities for positive social change.