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Civic Engagement Resources

Campus Compact has compiled a wide variety of resources designed to help colleges and universities create effective programs to increase students’ civic knowledge and to create engaged campuses.

Resource Title
Campus Compact Service Statistics
A More Perfect Vision: The Future of Campus Engagement
Advanced Service-Learning Toolkit for Academic Leaders: Strategies for Creating an Engaged Campus
Advice to the President
Am I Missing Something?
Campus Compact Publications on Civic Engagement
Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement
Civic Engagement in Higher Education: Concepts and Practices
Civic Engagement in Higher Education: Reflection, Power, Evaluation, Risk Management
Civic Engagement, a publication from The School of Public Affairs and Administration at Rutgers
For a Better America
Funding and Fostering Local Democracy
How Campuses Can Create Engaged Citizens: The Student View
How Young People Develop Long-Lasting Habits of Civic Engagement: A Conversation on Building a Research Agenda
Jobs for Change
Looking Back, Moving Forward: 20th Anniversary Stories and Priorities (2014)
Millennials Talk Politics: A Study of College Student Civic Engagement
New Times Demand New Scholarship
Partnerships: A Journal of Service-Learning and Civic Engagement
Presidents’ Declaration on the Civic Responsibility of Higher Education
Quotes on civic engagement
Research Brief: How Can Engaged Campuses Improve Student Success in College?
Research University Engaged Scholarship Toolkit
Rural Alliance for Service Learning
Soul of a Citizen: Living With Conviction in a Cynical Time
Talloires Global Project Handbook
Voices of Hope: The Story of the Jane Addams School for Democracy
Why Community Matters: Connecting Education with Civic Life

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We want to develop a student leadership program to provide support to our local agencies with the majority of work being done recruiting campus organizations to serve at various sites. The Campus Compact material was the most useful resource thus far. Thank you!"

-LeeAnn Brown, Bonner Scholars Director, West Virginia Wesleyan College