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2020 URBAN Conference Registration OPEN

Registration is open for the All-In: Co-Creating Knowledge for Justice conference! Registration will close for all attendees on April 12,2020. Contact for any questions regarding registration. The conference is filled with sessions and performances with Wednesday and Thursday lunch, Wednesday evening reception and social dinner. Shuttles will be provided to and from conference venues, but the hotel must be accommodated separately.


Registration rates include:

Full Conference- faculty/ foundation representative: $235

Full Conference- Student/non-profit organizations: $85

One day- faculty/foundation reprsentative: $90

One day- Student/non-profit organizations: $35




The 2020 Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement (CLDE) Meeting brings together different members of the higher education field with the goal of ensuring all students graduate from their universities and colleges with the abilities to be informed and engaged citizens. The conference discusses ways to increase civic capacities: civic ethos, civic literacy and skill building, civic inquiry, civic action, and civic agency.  

CLDE 2020 has opened their call for program proposals. It is asked that presentations focus on a question from the CLDE Theory of Change. Proposals will be accepted until January 31, 2020.  

The CLDE 2020 will take place in Minneapolis, Minnesota from June 3-6, 2020. Find out more information here. 

The Global Citizen Forum: Struggles, Strategies, and Solutions for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Higher Education, hosted by Drake University and University of KwaZulu-Natal, are calling for presentation proposals.  

The conference brings educators, students, and scholars from many fields to discuss ways to create a more diverse higher education field. The conference will focus on:  

  • Exploring historical influences of today’s present  
  • The role of activism in transformation  
  • Teaching strategies and the role of research methods to effect impactful change  
  • Addressing structures and power relations within institutions  

The conference will be held at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa on March 4-7, 2020. Presenter submissions will be accepted on a rolling basis with final decisions being made by January 15, 2020.  

If you would like to learn more about the conference or check out the electronic submission form, click the links. 

The 6th Global Service-Learning Summit is November 3rd-5th at Clemson University in Clemson, SC. The topic: ‘One World: Inclusion and Transformation in Service-Learning'.  

The schedule for the summit has been announced and the plenary will be on ‘Asset-based Local Engagement and Inclusive Community-Building'. This panel will feature a panel of women who have been working to advance the inclusivity in Upstate South Carolina. To read the original post on the summit click here 

For more information on the summit and how to register click here
For more information on the panel click here  

The 6th Global Service-Learning Summit will focus on the topic ‘One World: Inclusion and Transformation in Global Service-Learning’. Those with an interest in such topics as migration and inclusion, ethical engagement in the field of global health, or how different organizations approach community-based learning, are invited to attend the summit.

The conference will take place on November 3rd-5th, 2019. It will be held at Clemson University in Clemson, South Carolina. The fee is now $425, however there are scholarships available.

If you are interested in learning more, please do so here.



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