Resources

Books

Reflections of Engagement 
A book of reflections on the service done by Mesa Community College students and others involved.


 

A Practical Guide for Integrating Civic Responsibility into the Curriculum-
New online training companion to the 2006 edition of the American Association of Community College's book

Cultivating Communities Beyond the Classroom - written by the AACC to discuss what role service-learning can play in building communities

Training Modules

 

Journals

 

Websites

  • American Association of Community Colleges: http://www.aacc.nche.edu/
    The American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) is the primary advocacy organization for the nation’s community colleges.
  • Corporation for National & Community Service: http://www.nationalservice.gov/
    A federal agency that helps more than 5 million Americans improve the lives of their fellow citizens through service.  Groups include AmeriCorps, Senior Corps, the Social Innovation Fund, the Volunteer Generation Fund, and more.  
  • Campus Compact: http://compact.org/resource-posts/
    Dedicated to advancing the public purpose of colleges and universities by deepening their ability to improve community life and to educate students for civic and social responsibility.  
  • National Service-Learning Clearinghouse: https://gsn.nylc.org/clearinghouse
    The most comprehensive electronic library of service-learning research can be found in the National Service-Learning Clearinghouse.
  • SoundOut: https://soundout.org/
    Supporting meaningful student involvement and providing tools and free online skill building lessens for different programs.
  • Arizona Voices: https://www.facebook.com/arizonavoices/
    Be the voice of change.  Ensure legislative policies reflect the priorities of Arizona citizens

  • The Democracy Commitment: http://thedemocracycommitment.org/
    The Democracy Commitment (TDC) is a national initiative providing a platform for the development and expansion of community college programs, projects, and curricula aimed at engaging students in civic learning and democratic practice across the country. The goal of TDC is that every student of an American community college receives an education in democracy.

 

Reports

 

Maricopa & Mesa Engagement

 

Other Tools