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September 2019

Engage the 2020 Census: Resources for the Whole Campus

September 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Prepare as Census 2020 approaches. This webinar will help faculty develop course plans and staff create programming that will bring the census to life. Spearkers: Natalie Furlett, Sinda Nichols

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October 2019

Preparing Students for Primaries and Caucuses: Resource Sharing Zoom Call

October 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Zoom Web Video Conference Call

Preparing Students for Primaries and Caucuses: Resource Sharing Zoom Call Register Here Join colleagues to discuss how we're preparing students for the 2020 Caucuses and Primaries. The Iowa Caucuses are on February 3, Minnesota Precinct Caucuses on February 25, and Minnesota Presidential Primary on March 3. This Zoom call will take place on October 16, 2-3 pm.

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Student-Ready Campus Summit

October 25
North Hennepin Community College, 7411 85th Ave N
Brooklyn Park, MN 55445 United States
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Join us on October 25, 2019 in the Twin Cities for a day of learning, sharing, and planning how to increasingly address students' non-academic needs, especially by engaging students as agents and leaders in this work and community partners as key allies. REGISTER TODAY Location: North Hennepin Community College, 7411 85th Ave N, Brooklyn Park, MN 55445. Special thanks to our planning committee in helping create this event: Erika Christensen; University of Iowa Diane Haskins; Mercy College of Health Sciences Emma Kiley; AmeriCorps VISTA serving at Hamline University Azania Tripp; North Hennepin Community College Crystal Watts; AmeriCorps VISTA serving at Southwest Minnesota State University May Yang; LeadMN Agenda: 9:30 am: Registration and networking time 10 am - 11 am: Opening Remarks and Plenary Sinda Nichols, Iowa & Minnesota Campus Compact President Williamson, North Hennepin Community College 11:15 am - 12:15pm: Breakout Session 1 How to Develop Student-Engaged Projects to Address Students' Non-Academic Needs Carol L. Glasser, PhD, Associate Professor of…

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November 2019

Civic Action Academy

November 8 - November 9
University of Northern Iowa Cedar Falls, IA United States + Google Map
$25 – $75

Register now for the 2019 Civic Action Academy! This unique professional development opportunity for students interested in learning new ways of making a difference and building skills through civic and community engagement. The event will be held on November 8 and 9, 2019 at the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls. Students from across the Midwest and beyond (undergraduate and graduate) are invited to learn from professionals across sectors. Sessions will offer skill-building in civic action including philanthropy, leadership, dialogue, advocacy and more. Students will also have a chance to learn what others are doing on other campuses and network with peers. Registration will open in Fall 2019. The full conference rate is $75, but students, staff, and faculty from Campus Compact member institutions can register at a discounted rate of $25. Join the Student Planning Committee (learn more) Iowa and Minnesota Campus Compact invites applications and/or nominations for student representatives to serve on the Civic Action Academy Planning…

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Using NSLVE Data: Resource Sharing Zoom Call

November 12 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Zoom Web Video Conference Call

Register Here Join colleagues to discuss how to make the most of your institution's 2018 National Student of Learning, Voting, and Engagement (NSLVE) data. November 12, 1- 2 pm.

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Community Engagement Network Gathering – Moorhead

November 13 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Ushers House, 801 Main Avenue
Moorhead, Minnesota 56560

REGISTER HERE Join us for an informal happy hour gathering of college and university staff, faculty, and partners in the greater Fargo/Moorhead region working on issues of community and civic engagement in higher education. This is an open space for networking, connection, and idea exchange among those who are interested in higher education's public purpose and seek thoughtful collaborators. No charge to attend. Drinks and food are on your own. --- This event is part of a new series of informal Campus Compact network gatherings across Iowa and Minnesota. Find a full calendar of 2019-20 Minnesota events. Learn more about Iowa & Minnesota Campus Compact's mission and priorities. Contact Sinda Nichols with questions at snichols@compact.org or 612-436-2080.

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Decolonizing Approaches to Inclusive Discussions and Training’s: Lessons from Indigenous Perspectives

November 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This session will provide decolonizing practice resources, concrete examples, and a chance to reflect on how to apply the practices to your context. Spearkers: Turquoise Deveraux, Laurie Walker

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Let’s Play Votes & Ballots: Creating Quality Action Plans for Democratic Engagement through Gamification

November 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

In this webinar, participants will be introduced to Votes & Ballots, an interactive activity that takes the guesswork out of on-campus democratic engagement. Speakers: Emily Griffin, Allison Rank

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December 2019

A Focus on Faculty: Practical and Research-Informed Strategies for Faculty Development in Community Engagement

December 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Participants will analyze and situate their work with faculty partners, emerging with ideas, resources, and support structures. Speakers: Becca Berkey, Emily Eddins Rountree, Patrick Green, Cara Meixner

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Community Engagement Network Gathering – Twin Cities

December 12 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Augsburg University, Sabo Center for Democracy and Citizenship, 720 21st Ave. S. (Anderson Residence Hall, enter from 21st Ave using door labeled 720)
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454

REGISTER HERE Join us for an informal, open house gathering of college and university staff, faculty, and partners in and around the Twin Cities working on issues of community and civic engagement in higher education. This is an open space for networking, connection, and idea exchange among those who are interested in higher education's public purpose and seek thoughtful collaborators. No charge to attend. Refreshments will be provided. --- This event is part of a new series of informal Campus Compact network gatherings across Iowa and Minnesota. Find a full calendar of 2019-20 Minnesota events. Learn more about Iowa & Minnesota Campus Compact's mission and priorities. Contact Sinda Nichols with questions at snichols@compact.org or 612-436-2080.

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Community Engagement Network Gathering – Mankato

December 13 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Olives Mediterranean Restaurant, 20 Civic Center Plaza
Mankato, MN 56001 United States

REGISTER HERE Join us for an informal lunch gathering of college and university staff, faculty, and partners in the greater Mankato region working on issues of community and civic engagement in higher education. This is an open space for networking, connection, and idea exchange among those who are interested in higher education’s public purpose and seek thoughtful collaborators. No charge to attend. Lunch is on your own. Drop in as you are able: Olives offers a lunch buffet option, so all can come and go as needed. Note: Olives is located on the first floor of the Mankato Hilton Garden Inn and directly across Hickory St. from the Verizon Wireless Center. — This event is part of a new series of informal Campus Compact network gatherings across Iowa and Minnesota. Find a full calendar of 2019-20 Minnesota events. Learn more about Iowa & Minnesota Campus Compact’s mission and priorities. Contact Sinda Nichols with questions at snichols@compact.org or 612-436-2080.

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January 2020

Building Democratic Skills Through Deliberative Dialogue

January 30, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This workshop will provide an overview of the National Issues Forum deliberative dialogue model and allow participants to engage in a brief practice Forum. Speakers: Leslie Garvin

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February 2020

Braving the Wilderness: How Vulnerability can be a Pathway for Social Change

February 13, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Learn a framework to give language and understanding for how fear and power imbalances impact our capacity to communicate and connect with people across power and dominance. Speakers: Judy Botelho, Nanci Luci Jiménez, Pilar Pacheco, Christina Gonzales-Salgado

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Designing Asset-Based Educational Experiences

February 27, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This webinar will introduce Dr. Tara J. Yosso's Community Cultural Wealth Model, as a framework for discovering and embracing every student's unique assets knowledge and talents. Spearkers: Kristina Barger

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March 2020

High Impact Community-Engaged Learning Practices & Processes

March 10, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This webinar will focus on three practices that facilitate achievement of high impact community-engaged learning (service-learning). Speakers:Jim Bowman, Lynn Donahue, Marta Rodriquez-Galan

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Campus Compact 2020 National Conference

March 29, 2020 @ 8:00 am - April 1, 2020 @ 8:00 am
Hyatt Regency Seattle 808 Howell Street Seattle, WA 98101

Compact20 is the largest and most inclusive national conference focused on the role of higher education in building democracy and healthy communities. Sessions explore topics such as civic engagement, community-engaged research, civic- and service-learning, institutional change, university-community partnerships, and more. Compact20 provides professional development and networking opportunities for community engagement professionals, engaged faculty, community partners, student civic leaders, and campus senior leaders. Preview rates expire November 14 Early rates expire February 13 Regular registration closes March 15 REGISTER HERE

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April 2020

Speak Up:How to Work Change in Your Community

April 16, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This webinar will teach participants how to engage in making change in their city, state, and country by becoming an advocate. Speakers: Gina Plata-Nino

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Presidents’ Awards Luncheon

April 22, 2020

2020 Statewide Presidents’ Awards Luncheon This event brings together a variety of civic engagement stakeholders both to celebrate the good work already being done across the state and to consider ways of building on that work for greater impact. Learn more about Presidents' Awards. Date: April 22, 2020 REGISTRATION IS FORTHCOMING

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The Power of a Plan: How a Civic Action Plan can Create Significant Impact

April 28, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This webinar will provide inspiration and honest feedback about creating a Civic Action Plan, the challenges encountered, and the tremendous impact of the plan at two institutions. Speakers: Julianne Gassman, Laura Hill Rao

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May 2020

Building Student Dispositions for Community-Engaged Learning

May 7, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The webinar is structured around six dispositions that are particularly vital for community-engaged learning designed to promote critical thinking and social justice in students. Speakers: David Donahue, Star Plaxton-Moore

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