Initiatives

Each year Minnesota Campus Compact seeks to leverage external resources to support special projects addressing critical issues and priorities identified by members and their community partners. We strive both to build on our network’s strengths and to continue building our collective capacity to advance shared goals.

Click on the links to the left to learn about our current initiatives, which focus on health care access and health education for low-income students and community members, preparing people to work effectively across differences, increasing opportunities for community-based participatory research, and creating engaging, inclusive, and equitable educational environments.

Past initiatives have focused on:

  • supporting low-income and first-generation college students’ engagement through part-time AmeriCorps positions and cohorts;
  • facilitating learning communities/communities of practice;
  • improving the documentation and assessment of existing programs and partnerships;
  • engaging multiple colleges and universities in boosting equitable development along the Twin Cities’ Central Corridor;
  • working with civic engagement teams from rural colleges and universities;
  • connecting campuses’ civic and community engagement efforts with their college access and success efforts;
  • enhancing community-based work-study programs; and
  • developing effective youth tutoring and mentoring programs.
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