Pre-conference session: Learning from Seattle (and Other Cities): Place-Based Community Engagement for Justice and Equity
Date & Time
Sunday, March 29, 2020, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Molly Ayers - Gonzaga University
Jamie Ducar - University of Pittsburgh
Kent Koth - Seattle University
John Loggins - University of San Diego
Nolizwe Nondabula - University of San Francisco
Erin O'Keefe - Loyola University Maryland
Jennifer Pigza - Saint Mary's College of Calfiornia
The pace of change in communities across the country and around the world has deepened inequalities and tested the limits of higher education community engagement. This session is an opportunity to learn from and with practitioners of place-based community engagement strategies designed on the principle that communities and higher education institutions should work in sustained partnerships to identify pathways to greater equity, justice, and voice. Participants will learn about various examples of place-based engagement and will visit sites of action in Seattle.
This pre-conference session and embedded institute will include a pre-conference session from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM on Sunday, March 29, a community tour on Monday, March 30, and several recommended conference sessions and opportunities for reflection throughout the conference.
Full AddressHyatt Regency Seattle