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The Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement announces the publication of a special issue guest edited by Andrew Furco and Kateryna Kent (Univ. of Minnesota) focused on the topic, “A Global Perspective of Service-Learning and Community Engagement in Higher Education” (Volume 23, No. 3 December 2019). "This issue presents a series of research articles, projects with promise, and reflective essays that bring to the fore the ways that service-learning is used in different countries to deepen higher education’s efforts to institutionalize community engagement, featuring scholarship from Asia, Africa, Europe, and South America."

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The latest issue of the IARSLCE Journal, Volume 7, Issue 1 (2019) is available now. Access here: https://ijrslce.scholasticahq.com

Take special note that Nashman Faculty Affiliate, Dr. Lottie Baker is published in this issue, related to her work on language acquisition and service-learning.

Articles in this issue include:

  • Addressing complex public problems through coalition-based approaches: Collective impact and the CEP Competencies
  • Exploring the differential effects of Service-Learning on students' sense of belonging: Does social class matter?
  • A randomized study of mindfulness and service-learning with students in Vietnam
  • Community-based service-learning in language education: A review of the literature
  • Improving academic-community partnerships: A case study of a project investigating attitudes about diversity

 

The Community-Campus Partnerships for Health newsletter announced: CCPH Forums, a new virtual hub for members of CCPH.

The CCPH Forums are a virtual hub for CCPH members and colleagues to post, comment on discussions, give advice or collaborate on all things community-campus partnerships. The CCPH Forums are a free resource that anyone can access, with forums specific to CBPRCBPR Jobs BoardCommunity-Engaged Scholarship, and -- for members only -- the CCPH Members Community Board. In addition to the usual postings of news items such as conferences and funding opportunities, what distinguishes CCPH Forums is the opportunity to start a discussion thread to ask questions or seek advice with all the responses on one page so that everyone can benefit from the information they gathered. You can subscribe and receive email notifications to any forum or thread by selecting the "Subscribe" button on the top right corner of the forum webpages."

The Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning (MJCSL) will accept proposals for a special issue on "Centering Social Justice in the Scholarship of Community Engagement" through February 15th. The special issue will be co-edited by Tabbye Chavous (University of Michigan) and Tania Mitchell (University of Minnesota). 
 
The full call for proposals, along with instructions for submitting, are available on MJCSL's website. Questions or inquiries regarding the issue can be addressed to mjcsl@umich.edu

The DC Area Educators for Social Justice has formed a new working group for DC area middle and high school teachers who are committed to teaching with a "people's history" lens. Their next meeting will be December 14th, with a focus on teaching with the New York Times' 1619 Project and learning how to engage students in the food justice summit at UDC.  Link here for more information.

The Global Women's Institute recently announced the release of a new toolkit for bringing research to action to address violence against women and girls in conflict and humanitarian settings. Link to the toolkit here.

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The Community-Campus Partnerships for Health annual international conference will be August 19-21, 2020 in Flint, Michigan.

The conference will explore issues of community and economic development and their impact on health equity.

For more information about this conference: click here.

This is a great opportunity for students and this year six GW students were selected to the program.

CGI U hosts an annual student meeting at different universities around the world to bring together students and national youth organizations to work together and find solutions to global issues.

Link here for a recent GW Today article, highlighting all six selected students.

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