Resources

ICES Resource Bulletin

Regional and national networks

American Democracy Project (ADP): a network of more than 250 state colleges and universities focused on public higher education’s role in preparing the next generation of informed, engaged citizens for our democracy. ADP is a non-partisan initiative of AASC&U in partnership with The New York Times Metro State is a member institution.

Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities (CUMU): an international affiliate organization of universities in large metropolitan areas dedicated to the creation and dissemination of knowledge on the issues that face our urban and metropolitan campuses and the communities we serve. Metro State is a member institution

Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities (CUMU): an international affiliate organization of universities in large metropolitan areas dedicated to the creation and dissemination of knowledge on the issues that face our urban and metropolitan campuses and the communities we serve. 
Metro State is a member institution

Minnesota Campus Compact:  the only organization in the state that brings together public and private, two-year and four-year colleges and universities around a shared commitment to the public purposes of higher education
Metro State is a member institution

Campus Compact:  a national coalition of 1000+ colleges and universities committed to the public purposes of higher education. 
Metro State is a member institution

The International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement (IARSLCE): an international organization devoted to promoting the development and dissemination of research on service-learning and community engagement across all levels of the education system.

Engagement Scholarship Consortium (ESC):  an educational organization composed of higher education member institutions with the goal to work collaboratively to build strong university-community partnerships anchored in the rigor of scholarship, and designed to help build community capacity.
Metro State is not a member institution

Imagining America: a thriving consortium of colleges, university and cultural organizations.  Members strengthen the public roles of arts, humanities, and design fields through research and action initiatives, coalition building and leadership development
Metro State is not a member institution 

Bringing Theory to Practice: aims to be a supportive ally and resource as institutions foster their own deepened campus culture for engaged learning.

Science Education for New Civic Engagement and Responsibilities (SENCER):  the signature initiative of the National Center for Science & Civic Engagement, SENCER is a national project focused on empowering faculty and improving STEM teaching and learning by making connections to civic issues.

The Democracy Collaborative: works to carry out a vision of a new economic system where shared ownership and control creates more equitable and inclusive outcomes, fosters ecological sustainability, and promotes flourishing democratic and community life.  

Community-Campus Partnerships for Health: membership organization that promotes health equity and social justice through partnerships between communities and academic institutions. 
Metro State is not a member institution

National Society for Experiential Education: membership organization that cultivates educators who effectively use experiential education as an integral part of personal, professional, civic and global learning. 
Metro State is not a member institution

Project Pericles: a vibrant consortium of colleges and universities that promotes civic engagement within higher education
Metro State is not a member institution