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The Journal for Civic Commitment: a twice-yearly, online journal
dedicated to service learning and civic engagement
What the journal is about...
Education at its best - this profound human transaction called teaching and
learning - is not just about getting information or getting a job. Education is
about healing and wholeness. It is about empowerment, liberation, transcendence,
about renewing the vitality of life. It is about finding and claiming ourselves
and our place in the world.
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bell hooks, quoted in Weaver, appendix 2
The Journal for Civic Commitment is dedicated to growing and strengthening
the discussion around service learning,
which connects the academic curriculum to service and civic engagement in
communities, both locally and globally.
Through service learning experiences, students come to appreciate the importance
of participating as responsible citizens
in community life. Service learning is the conduit through which community
colleges help to create an informed,
Service learning brings examples of current issues we face as a nation, and as a planet, to the forefront of academic
curricula, and allows students to experience them firsthand. In addition, students examine their own roles, their own
actions, in the preservation and maintenance of democracy.
The Journal for Civic Commitment offers research and theories, strategies, and tips and techniques to readers.
It is dedicated to disseminating research-based and practical information to service learning practitioners, coordinators, and
This material is based upon work supported by the Corporation for National and
Community Service under Learn and Serve America: Higher Education Grant
No. 06LHHAZ001. Opinions or points of view expressed in this document are
those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official position of the Program,
or Community College National Center for Community Engagement.
Maria Hesse, President
Chandler-Gilbert Community College
IN THIS ISSUE:
CALL FOR ARTICLES:
For Issue 15, Fall, 2010, of The Journal for Civic Engagement.
Completed articles must be submitted for consideration by
February 29, 2010. We gladly accept papers anytime, but the deadline for
the Spring issue is February 29.
Click here for Journal Guidelines. For
additional information, contact Gary Daynes at: