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Minnesota Community Engagement Network Gatherings

February 22, 2019 - February 27, 2019

Free

Join colleagues with significant responsibility and leadership in civic and community engagement for an interactive day focused on key issues in our day-to-day work. This year, we’re offering this gathering in two locations to be more accessible to colleagues across the state:

  • February 22, 2019, South Central College, Faribault, MN — REGISTER HERE
  • February 27, 2019, College of Saint Benedict, St. Joseph, MN — REGISTER HERE

We will focus on sharing resources and strengthening our collective capacity in the following competency areas identified as priorities by this network at the 2018 Minnesota Community Engagement Network gathering. They include:

  1. Ability to communicate an institution’s brand of engagement
  2. Knowledge of civic learning pedagogies (as potentially distinct from community-engaged pedagogies)
  3. Knowledge of assessment and evaluation methods; ability to assess and evaluate impact of community engagement on its stakeholders
  4. Commitment to developing critical consciousness through meaningful praxis (reflection, dialogue, and action)
  5. Ability to construct solid learning outcome goals
  6. Ability to navigate the institution’s political environment
  7. Knowledge of the ways in which students’ identities inform and frame their community engagement experience, particularly those students from historically marginalized groups

Tentative Agenda

10-10:30 — Introductions

10:30-12 — Resource Sharing World Cafe

12-12:45 — Lunch

12:45-2:30 — Effective Community-Institution Collaboration: A Workshop

2:30-3:00 — Compact Updates

Free of charge to Minnesota Campus Compact members. With questions, contact Sinda Nichols at sinda {at} mncampuscompact(.)org or 612-436-2080.

 

Details

Start:
February 22, 2019
End:
February 27, 2019
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Venue

Various
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Organizer

Minnesota Campus Compact
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