Resources for Community Engagement Administrators

If you are administering a campus’ community engagement initiatives, NC Campus Compact is your resource for funding, building and managing effective programs. Resources and initiatives can assist in connecting campuses and communities in ways that benefit all concerned.

Civic Engagement Risk and Liability (we have compiled a collection of resources)
Reflection Resources (we have compiled a collection of resources)
Alternative Break/Alternative Service Experiences (we have compiled a collection of resources)

Use national Campus Compact’s resources to advance engaged work on your campus:

• Find models of successful service, service-learning, and civic engagement programs
• Use service statistics to raise awareness of the value of your work
• Develop students as colleagues and leaders
• Learn more about the latest policy issues impacting campus engagement
• Gain insight into the Federal Work-Study community service requirement
• Find all you need to know about the Carnegie Community Engagement classification
• Nominate students or faculty for national awards
• Access Campus Compact and other organizations’ resources for building campus engagement 
• Facilitate engaged departments throughout your institution

State Compact Searchable Databases:

•Resources for building community partnerships
-Benchmarks for Campus/Community Partnerships
-Building and Sustaining Community-Institutional Partnerships for Prevention Research: Findings from a National Collaborative
- Developing and Sustaining CBPR Partnerships
- Faculty Toolkit for Service-Learning in Higher Education
- Building Partnerships with College Campuses: Community Perspectives a Monograph
- A tool to develop & nurture campus-community partnerships (Connecticut Campus Compact)
Community Voices (Executive Summary)
- The Unheard Voices: Community Organizations and Service-Learning
- Community Partner:  Service-Learning Toolkit
- Community Service Learning in the Curriculum (Jeffrey Howard)
- Generating, Deepening, and Document Learning:  The Power of Critical Reflection in Applied Learning
- Animating Democracy - resources on social impact indicators

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Other key resources for faculty and staff:

AAC&U’s Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement initiative 
Building a Better World Forum for Global Service-Learning
Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement
Coalition of Projects Model for structuring campus based service programs
Civic Engagement at Research Universities
Community Campus Partnerships for Health
Community College National Center for Community Engagement
Higher Education Network for Community Engagement
International Association for Research on Service-learning and Community Engagement (IARSLCE) 
Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning
National Service-Learning Clearinghouse 
National Society for Experiential Education
President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll
President’s Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge
Social justice films list