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October 2017

The New Student Activism: Supporting Students as Agents of Social Change

October 2, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Before attending one of Barbara Jacoby's upcoming events at North Central College on October 12th, or Illinois State University on October 13th, join us to discuss her work on October 2nd at 2pm. The basis of our discussion will be Dr. Jacoby's article from The New Student Activism: Supporting Students as Agents of Social Change, which you can find linked below.  If you would like to join us for this discussion, please register for the discussion here!

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September 2017

Summer Webinar Series: Working with Development to Raise Money for Community Engagement

September 11, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Developing Relationships for Growth This Campus Compact webinar is designed to introduce civic engagement professionals at Universities to the fundraising world. Civic engagement projects within universities have become accustomed to applying for grants, but there is room to grow by developing on-going relationships with donors. We hope that this webinar will spur outreach strategies in civic engagement offices that tap into the skills of the many development professionals on campuses across the country. Hear from two seasoned development professionals from two institutions in this strategy-building webinar: Lynette Green, Associate Vice President for College Advancement, St. Norbert College Jennifer McFarland, Associate Vice President of Development, Office of Gift Planning, Wisconsin Alumni and Research Foundation The webinar will take place on September 11 at 2pm CST. To register for this webinar, click here.

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July 2017

Summer Webinar Series with WICC – Bi-partisan Discourse In and Out of the Classroom

July 18, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Campus Discourse

  Citizens willing to partake in productive bi-partisan discourse is essential for a vibrant democracy, but it is becoming increasingly complex to engage in difficult or contentious conversations across partisan lines.  Campus professionals are looking for the best ways to engage students who may not agree with one another.  Join us on July 18th at 10 AM CST as we team up with Wisconsin Campus Compact to host a webinar presented by Eric Giordano, founding director of the Wisconsin Institute for Public Policy and Service and Todd Price, Director of Policy Studies at National Louis University.  Together, we will explore the best strategies for introducing bi-partisan dialogue in and out of the classroom. Click here to register! This webinar is the second part of our three-part Summer Webinar series. Our third and final webinar will take place in August and cover the topic of Working with Development / Fundraising Offices to Support Community Engagement. Stay tuned for more info.

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June 2017

8th Global Service-Learning Institute

June 29, 2017 @ 8:00 am - June 30, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
SUNY Oswego Metro Center Syracuse, NY United States

Advancing Community Driven Global Service-Learning Please join us for our 8th Global Service-Learning Institute! The Global Service-Learning Institute (GSLI) will build upon established institute strengths in global service-learning pedagogy and program development, while also integrating more explicit attention to best practices in community-driven global service-learning. Previous institutes have highlighted encouragement of institutional teams and the opportunity to workshop global service-learning coursework and programs during the institute, along with deep collaboration, dialogue with, and learning from like-minded peers. Given the success previous institutes, we will continue to provide participants with the opportunity to further develop their global service-learning programs – whether they are novice or advanced – in centrally located Syracuse, New York. NOTE:  The Institute is uniquely designed to be collaborative, open, and participatory. Past attendees have found the format and design offers opportunities for in-depth conversation, quality feedback, and network-building.  In addition, we welcome questions, suggestions and comments throughout scheduled programming. Who Should Attend? Faculty, professional staff and administrators…

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2017 Civic Learning & Democratic Engagement Meeting

June 7, 2017 @ 8:00 am - June 10, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
Baltimore Mariott Waterfront, 700 Aliceanna St
Baltimore, MD 21202 United States

The American Democracy Project (ADP), The Democracy Commitment (TDC), and NASPA are committed to advancing the civic engagement movement in higher education. Join us from June 7-10, 2017 in Baltimore, Md. for our annual conference which brings together faculty, student affairs professionals, senior campus administrators, students, and community partners. Together we will work to ensure that students graduate from our colleges and universities--both public and private--prepared to be the informed, engaged citizens that our communities and our democracy need.  About the conference: The 2017 Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement Meeting (CLDE17) is a conference designed around an emergent theory of change adapted from elements of the 2012 Crucible Moment report.  Like this report, the CLDE17 conference invites participants to consider what does a civic-minded campus look like? To this end, several threads within the civic engagement movement will be considered including: how to build campus cultures and contexts that foster: civic ethos, civic literacy and skill building, civic inquiry, civic…

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2017 Midwest Campus Compact Conference

June 6, 2017 @ 8:00 am - June 7, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Loyola University Chicago, 1032 W. Sheridan Rd.
Chicago, IL 60660 United States

Doing Democracy: Asset-Based Engagement and Culture Change Illinois, Iowa, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin Campus Compacts are partnering to present the Midwest Campus Compact Conference. Please save June 6-7, 2017, for a conference focused on asset-focused culture change and community engagement, hosted by Loyola University Chicago. For more information on the conference and registration details please click here.

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May 2017

BTtoP National Conference | The Whole Student: Intersectionality and Well-Being

May 24, 2017 @ 8:00 am - May 26, 2017 @ 12:00 pm
W Hotel City Center, 172 W Adams St
Chicago, IL 60603 United States

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION NOW OPEN! CONFERENCE PURPOSE The purpose of this conference is to bring together educators of all types (faculty, student affairs professionals, staff mentors and advising professionals, teaching assistants, administrators, etc.) to focus on the importance of well-being in higher education. Through the lens of intersectionality, conference participants will examine and explore how institutional values and campus cultures acknowledge or contextualize the intersections of student identity and lived experiences, support them, and challenge them. This conference takes seriously the commitment to “whole student” development through the exploration of the very elements that make students whole.Some conferences are about intersectionality. Some conferences are about student well-being. This conference is about the integration of both. CONFERENCE TOPICS The BTtoP project was founded on the principle that one of the fundamental purposes of higher education is the well-being of all its stakeholders, especially students. Through deep engagement in learning, civic experiences, and diverse discourse, higher education provides the unique opportunity for students to…

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April 2017

Engagement of Diverse Communities

April 11, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
University of Chicago Chicago, IL 60637 United States

Nadinne Cruz will be hosting a day long workshop at the University of Chicago on the topic of engagement strategies for diverse communities both on and off campus.  Please feel free to invite other interested staff/faculty as well as community partners. RSVP to Amy Ludwig at aludwig1@depaul.edu.

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19th Continuums of Service Conference

April 6, 2017 @ 8:00 am - April 8, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Auraria Higher Education Center at Metropolitan State University of Denver Denver, CO United States

Please join the Western Region of Campus Compact for the 19th Continuums of Service Conference in Denver, CO - the Mile High City - to elevate the commitment, action, and impact of higher education and the public good. The 2017 Continuums of Service Conference will empower students, faculty, administrators, and community partners to embrace a commitment to advance civic and community engagement for a just, equitable, and sustainable future.  Registration coming soon!

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March 2017

2017 Gulf-South Summit for Service Learning and Community Engagement in Higher Education

March 22, 2017 @ 8:00 am - March 24, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro Greensboro, NC United States

Partner Up! Fostering Just and Inclusive Communities Together Students, community partners, faculty members, administrators: Calling all practitioners! Come to Greensboro for the 15th annual Gulf South Summit!  Keynote and breakout sessions will focus on how our community/university partnerships foster equity and inclusion by leveraging the intersectionality of our identities. We will explore the complexity of embracing all voices in building community across diverse contexts, dialogue and deliberation as democratic practices, restorative justice initiatives, innovation through social entrepreneurship, best practices in student leadership for civic engagement, and the latest in community-engaged scholarship.  Join us!

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6th Biennial Eastern Region Campus Compact Conference

March 15, 2017 @ 8:00 am - March 16, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
New York University New York City, NY United States

ERCC2017@NYU Conference Theme: Equity through Community Engagement:  Each year the ERCC identifies a theme for deeper examination.  ERCC2017@NYU conference is asking participants to renew our commitment to equity as a core emphasis of our practice while exploring the extent to which community engagement activities contribute to equity in our local and global communities.   We aim to explore the challenges and opportunities that arise when we commit to equity in our institutional principles, practices and outcome objectives; and to learn from our efforts to do so thus far. Conference proposals are being accepted through November 18, 2016. Framing Questions: How are community engaged scholars, practitioners, and students building their own skills around diversity, social justice, and equity?  Where are the needs for improvement? In what ways can a focus on equity inform the design of community engagement programs? How are campuses assessing the inclusivity of community engagement practices and/or the extent to which equity-focused outcomes are being achieved? Eastern Region Campus Compact…

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Ashoka U Exchange

March 2, 2017 @ 10:00 am - March 4, 2017 @ 5:30 pm
Miami Dade College, 300 NE 2nd Ave
Miami, FL 33132 United States

Imagine a world where all higher education institutions serve as vehicles for positive, sustainable social impact and innovation. At the Ashoka U Exchange, March 2-4, 2017, hosted by Miami Dade College in Miami, Florida, you can begin to see and create this world. During your three days at the Exchange, you’ll join hundreds of other innovators in higher education who are reimagining how to utilize colleges and universities as platforms to catalyze long-term change and social impact. Here inspiration is sparked and deep connections are formed with peers who share your passion for higher education. The Ashoka U Exchange is a program of Ashoka U, an organization dedicated to transforming higher education into a tool for social innovation. This year, the agenda will focus on three key pillars of leadership critical to transform higher education into a tool for social impact:  Developing Individual Skillsets to Lead Transformative Change Learning and Implementing Programmatic Innovations Advancing Social Innovation as a Field In Higher Education Click here…

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February 2017

Magnifying the Transformative Potential of Community Engaged Learning

February 28, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Lewis University Romeoville, IL 60446 United States

This event is open to community engagement professionals and will feature a panel of scholars and practitioners from the national stage that will explore and facilitate development of the high impact practice of community engaged learning.  Please RSVP to aludwig1@depaul.edu if you are able to attend. Space is limited -- even open only to ILCC members.

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Indiana Campus Compact’s 7th Annual Service Engagement Summit

February 27, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - February 28, 2017 @ 3:00 pm
Indiana Campus Compact Indianapolis, IN United States

We will focus on the role of social justice in higher education through the lens of power, privilege, and the coming together of communities. While this focus may seem narrow, we encourage you to think about what your motivation is for the work you do; we think you will find that you look through the lens of making life better for your fellow citizens. SUMMIT HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE: Kimberly Dark, award winning writer, storyteller, performer, and speaker who helps audiences discover that we are creating the world, even as it creates us. Ashley C. Ford, writer, editor, teacher, and speaker who is currently co-editing the anthology Not That Bad: Dispatches from Rape Culture with Roxane Gay. Awards Gala with cocktail reception, dinner, and keynote address. Deep dive workshops from Eric Hartman, Executive Director, Center for Peace and Global Citizenship, Haverford College and The Center for Civic Reflection. Presentations from college and university faculty, staff, and students from across the country. Schedule at a Glance…

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Circles & Ciphers

February 17, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
DePaul University Chicago, IL 60604 United States
Circles Ciphers Compact

Circles & Ciphers will be leading a hip hop peace circle to provide campuses with a glimpse of what a peace circle training entails. We are inviting interested schools to bring  teams to learn about restorative justice through this practice and how to potentially utilize this on their campus. Agenda 10am-12pm: Circles and Ciphers interactive presentation 12:00-12:30pm:  Lunch 12:30pm-2pm:  Team discussion about next steps including trainings, how would this look on campus, would this work for our school, etc. Please RSVP to aludwig1@depaul.edu if you are able to attend and please also indicate how many people you will be bringing as space is limited. Priority will be given to ILCC member campuses. **In addition to this informative training, ILCC will have funds to support work on your campus.  Interested campuses will have the opportunity to apply for grants based on the campus plans they brainstorm at the training . 

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2017 IMPACT Conference

February 16, 2017 @ 8:00 am - February 19, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Washington University St. Louis, MO United States

The IMPACT Conference is historically the largest national gathering of student leaders, administrators, faculty, and nonprofit staff committed to engaging students in service, activism, politics, advocacy, and other socially responsible work. This event continues and builds on the legacy of the COOL National Conference and the Idealist Campus Conference, spanning an incredible 32+ year history.

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January 2017

AAC&U 2017 Annual Meeting

January 25, 2017 @ 8:00 am - January 28, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Hyatt Regency San Francisco, 5 Embarcadero Center
San Francisco, CA 94111 United States

The Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) 2017 Annual Meeting will respond to the urgent need—expressed by educators from campuses across the country—for more effective approaches to restoring public trust in higher education and improving public understanding of how liberal education and inclusive excellence are valuable “public” and “private” goods.  Rebuilding the public’s trust in higher and liberal education requires educators and leaders from across sectors to paint a more compelling and vivid picture of how colleges and universities are improving student learning and reinventing liberal education to serve today’s students and to solve today’s challenges. 

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December 2016

ILCC Book Club Discussion

December 16, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Please join ILCC in a book club discussion about our current selection, Ebony & Ivy, on Friday December 16th, 2016 from 11am-12pm.  Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://zoom.us/j/2976086412 Or iPhone one-tap: 1-646-558-8656, 2976086412# or 1-408-638-0968, 2976086412# Or Telephone: Dial 1-646-558-8656 (US Toll) or 1-408-638-0968 (US Toll)

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2016 Corporation for National Community Service Research Summit

December 14, 2016 @ 8:00 am - December 15, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
Washington Court Hotel, 525 New Jersey Ave NW
Washington, D.C., DC 20001 United States
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This year's CNCS Research Summit will focus on highlighting studies and stories of how organizations, institutions, and government, in partnership with researchers, have been able to take findings from relevant research and use them to improve organizational policy, laws and regulations, and ultimately practices and services to communities in need. The Summit will also provide a space for thinkers and doers from across sectors to connect, share research and experience, and build the relationships needed to better infuse evidence into future action.

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Community Engagement Professionals Meeting

December 9, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Northern Illinois University DeKalb, IL 60115 United States + Google Map

Please join us as Dr. Katrina Caldwell, Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs at NIU, leads us in a discussion around racial justice in the classrooms and beyond. ILCC hopes to continue on the discussions and work we did over the summer with Judith Roberts. Please RSVP to aludwig1@depaul.edu if you are able to attend.

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