The Arc of Citizenship Bends Toward Justice When We Work Alongside Communities
Date & Time
Tuesday, March 31, 2020, 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Carah Ong Whaley

This workshop provides ideas and resources to work alongside community organizations in mutually beneficial and reciprocal partnerships to deepen community-engaged civic learning. Participants will identify how faculty, staff, students and community partners can work together to address area-specific needs, and connect service with political learning to address racial and socioeconomic injustices and inequities while developing an appreciation for the contributions of traditionally marginalized peoples to society and democracy. The workshop will offer strategies for building relationships with community organizations and developing initiatives that provide individuals opportunities to develop and practice civic skills.


Learning outcomes:

  • Participants will:
    • Learn how mutually beneficial and reciprocal campus-community partnerships can support civic agency.
    • Generate and develop ideas for partnering with local organizations to address contemporary social justice issues in their communities by using place-based experiential learning.
    • Receive a toolkit of resources to support students, faculty, staff and community partners.
Location Name
Full Address
Hyatt Regency Seattle
808 Howell St
Seattle, WA 98101
United States
Session Type
Small breakout