Aspiring to be an anchor institution? Join two long-term professionals from very different universities in the Mid-West, to explore the power and challenge of ‘place’ for community engagement professionals working to build an anchor institution approach to impact the public good from their organizational contexts. What stories will you bring?
Identify core elements of anchor institution models
Confirm ways in which their own work relates to advancing a culture that supports anchor work
Articulate challenges at their institution or unit that would need to be addressed to help move toward anchor approaches