April Resource Roundup

April 16, 2019

We often share new books and articles each month. This month, we’re also featuring books and articles that our staff and community of practice groups have recommended from their work and study. Some are new, some have been around. Enjoy!

Short Reads & Listens

Compact Nation Podcast: Season 3 Episode 15: Partnerships that Actually Work

CIRCLE: 2018 Youth Turnout Increased in Every State for Which We Have Data

2018 Global Engagement Survey by: Nora Pillard Reynolds

Women Hold Up Half the Sky: L.O.V.E. Notes by Marisol Morales

Books, Journals, and Reports

The Art of Convening: Authentic Engagement in Meetings, Gatherings, and Conversations by: Craig Neal

Civic Engagement Pedagogy in the Community College: Theory and Practice (Education, Equity, Economy) Edited by: by Emily Schnee, Alison Better, and Martha Clark Cummings

Community Engagement Professionals as Inquiring Practitioners for Organizational Learning by: H.Anne Weiss and Kristin E. Norris

Educating About Religious Diversity and Interfaith Engagement: A Handbook for Student Affairs Edited by: Kathleen M. GoodmanMary Ellen Giess and Eboo Patel

Emergent Strategy: Shaping Change, Changing Worlds by: Adrienne Maree Brown

K. Elizabeth Coggins Democratic Dialogue Project

Naming and Framing Difficult Issues to Make Sound Decisions: A Cousins Research Group Report on Democratic Practices by: David Matthews

Paying the Price: College Costs, Financial Aid, and the Betrayal of the American Dream by: Sara Goldrick-Rab

Perceptions of Partnership: A Study on Nonprofit and Higher Education Collaboration by: Emily Shields and Dr. Kara Trebil-Smith

Polarity Management: Identifying and Managing Unsolvable Problems by: Barry Johnson

Vol 30 No 1 (2019): Urban and Metropolitan Universities: The Transformative Power of Anchor Institutions 

Using Dialogue to Create Inclusive Classrooms: A Case Study from a Faculty Institute by: Kelly Maxwell and Patricia Gurin


National Issues Forum: Common Ground for Action, an online deliberation tool

Sustained Dialogue Institute: Learn about their work and tap into their free resources