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Engagement Scholarship Consortium (ESC)

  • focuses on community partnerships, community engagement, particularly at land-grant and public universities
  • is associated with the national Macgrath awards for faculty community engagement
  • hosts the Emerging Engagement Scholars Workshop (EESW)
  • coordinates a national conference every fall

International Association for Research on Service Learning and Community Engagement (IARSLCE)

  • focuses on research about K-12 service learning, higher education service learning, faculty roles & rewards about community engagement
  • publishes International Journal on Research on Service Learning and Community Engagement, an on-line, peer reviewed journal
  • gives national community engagement awards for graduate students and faculty
  • supports a Graduate Student Network that pairs students with mentors
  • coordinates national conference every fall
  • has a Facebook group for women in SLCE

Imagining America: Artists & Scholars in Public Life (IA)

  • focuses public engagement in the arts, humanities, and design fields
  • publishes Public, an on-line, peer reviewed journal
  • supports PAGE (Publicly Active Graduate Student) Fellows network
  • coordinates a national conference every fall

Community-Campus Partnerships for Health (CCPH)

  • focuses on healthy people and communities, with health broadly defined
  • supports community-based, participatory research approaches and strong community partnerships, including those with a social justice mission
  • has multiple listservs, including some with grant, fellowship, and job opportunities
  • coordinates annual conference
  • supports CES4Health.Info, a peer review mechanism for non-traditional scholarly products

Assn. for Community Organization & Social Administration (ACOSA)

  • For community organizers, activists, nonprofit administrators, community builders, policy practitioners, students, and educators
  • Has a focus on social work, particularly the macro (non-clinical) focus
  • Supports the Journal of Community Practice
  • Gives awards to graduate students and faculty

National Alliance for Broader Impacts (NABI)

  • For faculty and engagement/outreach professionals who need to learn about how to write up the “broader impact” section of National Science Foundation grants
  • Showcases dissemination results of community engaged research to public audiences
  • Has a focus on Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields
  • Hosts an annual conference in the spring

Campus Compact

  • Most states have their own chapter
  • For faculty and staff interested in service-learning, civic engagement
  • Archives toolboxes, syllabi, knowledge hubs, & other publications on website
  • Hosts conferences, grants, and awards

Michigan Campus Compact

  • works with Michigan colleges and universities to promote best practices for service-learning and civic engagement
  • holds annual conference, summits, and other professional development opportunities
  • coordinates a grants programs
  • organizes annual awards program for students, faculty, and institutions