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Civic Engagement in Higher Education By John Hamerlinck, JoAnn Campbell
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This book was created from the "Campus in Community Online Civic Dialogues" series. Topics discussed include: reflection, power, evaluation and risk management.
Civic Engagement in Higher Education By John Hamerlinck, JoAnn Campbell
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This book was created from the "Campus in Community Online Civic Dialogues" series. Topics discussed include: reflection, power, evaluation and risk management.
Public Engagement and Civic Maturity: A Public Dialogue Consortium Perspective By Kimberly Pearce
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Public Engagement and Civic Maturity is a practical guide for self-reflection for those who facilitate and design participatory processes; an introduction to a distinctive way of working; and –... More > in its concept of “civic maturity” – a visionary prophesy of a better form of civic life.< Less
Public Engagement and Civic Maturity: A Public Dialogue Consortium Perspective By Kimberly Pearce
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Public Engagement and Civic Maturity is a practical guide for self-reflection for those who facilitate and design participatory processes; an introduction to a distinctive way of working; and –... More > in its concept of “civic maturity” – a visionary prophesy of a better form of civic life.< Less
American Citizenship: Responsible Participation in the Civic Life of the United States of America By Alvaro Garcia
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A guide to American citizenship and history aimed at immigrants going through the U.S. naturalization process, people around the world interested in applying to become U.S. citizens, or native born... More > citizens who may want to have a quick reference source on various aspects of American history, their influence on the nation to the present day, and how they shape the ongoing assimilation of immigrants in America. It includes U.S. history, an overview of the country's current situation, and a look at some of the future challenges that will have to be met by native born and naturalized citizens alike. It includes the one hundred questions currently used for the U.S. citizenship test.< Less
Active Citizenship via Personal Expression: Building Civic Youth Identity in Community After School Art Programs By Tatyana Varshavsky
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This pilot study explores the question of how community-based after school arts programming can facilitate civic engagement for youth in Washington D.C. Two programs form the focus of this study in... More > investigating how youth feel about becoming involved in their communities, how they define community, and what impact participation in positive youth development driven arts programming has on fostering both attitudes and capability for engagement. Findings from a triangulated multi-methodological approach demonstrate that after school arts programs which successfully engage youth through elements of hip hop culture can provide an alternative to traditional civic education models in fostering positive civic attitudes and active engagement of youth within their community.< Less
Active Citizenship via Personal Expression: Building Civic Youth Identity in Community After School Art Programs By Tatyana Varshavsky
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This pilot study explores the question of how community-based after school arts programming can facilitate civic engagement for youth in Washington D.C. Two programs form the focus of this study in... More > investigating how youth feel about becoming involved in their communities, how they define community, and what impact participation in positive youth development driven arts programming has on fostering both attitudes and capability for engagement. Findings from a triangulated multi-methodological approach demonstrate that after school arts programs which successfully engage youth through elements of hip hop culture can provide an alternative to traditional civic education models in fostering positive civic attitudes and active engagement of youth within their community.< Less
Asset-Based Community Engagement in Higher Education By John Hamerlinck, Julie Plaut
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As campuses seek to prepare students for work, life, and citizenship and to contribute to positive community change, Asset-Based Community Development (ABCD) deserves more attention. The idea is... More > simple: whether working to reduce health disparities, support youth development, or expand economic opportunity in urban and rural areas, the most powerful approach builds relationships and partnerships grounded in the strengths of every individual, association, and institution involved. This collection of essays and case studies addresses both the potential and challenges for asset-based community engagement in higher education. “This book is a treasure chest of experience and advice from the best theorists and practitioners in the field. Invaluable.” John McKnight, Co-Director, Asset Based Community Development Institute, Northwestern University< Less
Seats of Power By Beth Grossman
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Brisbane, California Mayor and Officials put their keisters on the line for art and civic engagement with an art exhibit of chair seats upholstered with woven images of their derrieres. The public... More > was invited to sit in the seat of power in City Hall and envision themselves as empowered citizens. This project has created a riot of puns flying around town. Laughter has been a segue to more serious discussions about Power, who's got it and how we all can use it and work together. LA Times Article: http://articles.latimes.com/2009/mar/20/local/me-seats20< Less
Seats of Power By Beth Grossman
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Brisbane, California Mayor and Officials put their keisters on the line for art and civic engagement with an art exhibit of chair seats upholstered with woven images of their derrieres. The public... More > was invited to sit in the seat of power in City Hall and envision themselves as empowered citizens. This project has created a riot of puns flying around town. Laughter has been a segue to more serious discussions about Power, who's got it and how we all can use it and work together. LA Times Article: http://articles.latimes.com/2009/mar/20/local/me-seats20< Less

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Left to Die Left to Die By Wes Rand
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