#CivicChat Archives

Higher Ed Anchor Institutions & Communities: What does it mean to be civically & socially responsible for a full participation democracy?

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CivicSalon hosted a #Civicchat on October 24th, 2017, 3pm EST.  the invited thought leaders on the chat were: 

The chat discussion focused on the role of universities as anchor institutions, and how they address systemic social issues in their civic engagement work:

  • University presidents as drivers of community engagement on their campuses;

  • Engagement models that differ – civic, democratic and liberation; and

  • Engagement practice that ensures the inclusion of the local community and impactful implementation.