Monday, November 20, 2017

Ethical Global Engagement Grants- Upcoming Webinar!

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Omprakash is a nonprofit that offers Ethical Global Engagement Grants to support committed individuals who volunteer or intern with any of our 170+ Partner organizations across 39 countries. Our Ethical Global Engagement Grants support travel, living, and EdGE tuition expenses for exceptional candidates. Recipients join our EdGE (Education for Global Engagement) online learning community and volunteer or intern abroad for 3+ months with one or more of our international Partner organizations: grassroots social impact organizations working to address health, education, environmental, and/or justice issues in their respective countries.

We will be hosting a Webinar Information Session on Omprakash Ethical Global Engagement Grants on Saturday, November 25th at 6pm EST (3pm PT), which will provide more information and give students and faculty a chance to ask questions. Additionally, more information, and the application, can be found at

Please feel free to forward this flyer on the Ethical Global Engagement Grant program to others who may be interested.

For more information, or to get in touch, contact Alex Knott by emailing

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Community-Engaged Faculty Position at University of San Francisco

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Dear Colleagues,
I write to share this exciting position opening for a full time faculty member in USF's School of Education, focusing on Critical Educational Foundations and Community Engaged Scholarship.
Please share widely!
Warm Regards,
Star Plaxton-Moore
Director of Community-Engaged Learning
Leo T. McCarthy Center for Public Service and the Common Good
University of San Francisco
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Monday, November 13, 2017

Community college SL conference proposals due Nov 17

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Dear colleagues,

This is a reminder that proposals for the 2018 National Community College Conference on Service Learning and Community Engagement are due next Friday, November 17. The conference – with the theme of Service Learning for the Public Good - will be held May 18-19, 2018, at Red Rocks Community College in Lakewood, Colorado.

This dynamic and relevant event is an opportunity for community college faculty, staff, and administrators to network and learn about promising practices in the field of service learning and community engagement. The conference will feature nationally known speakers, local community-based panels, interactive workshops, and roundtable sessions.

Please join us! See the Call for Proposals and more information about the conference at or contact
Gail Robinson 
Education Consultant 

Call for Papers--Community Engagement Institute--Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA--22-23 May 2018

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Call for Proposals
2017 Community Engagement Institute
Gonzaga University, 22-23 May 2018.

Sponsored by
  • ·         Partners in Campus and Community Engagement
  • ·         Washington Campus Compact
  • ·         Teaching Tolerance
Proposals due by 15 January 2018.

Conference proposals accepted at

College to Congress - Program for Pell Students

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I just found out about this awesome opportunity that is reserved for undergraduate students who are eligible for Federal Pell Grants. Please share widely with students!
College to Congress is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization dedicated to creating pathways for students to intern on Capitol Hill who otherwise could not afford the opportunity - the majority of Congressional internships are unpaid, forcing students to front the bill of a $10,000.00 opportunity. This creates a barrier of entry for students with limited financial means and without political connections. 
The program offers leadership training, mentorships, an alumni network, and stipends to cover flights, meals, housing, and a professional wardrobe - in other words all costs are covered. Interns are also paired with a mentor from the opposite party to demonstrate the power of moving beyond partisan conflict and forging compromise.

The program is now accepting applications to fill 20 spots of summer 2018. Deadline to apply is Nov. 24.  Apply online at
To learn more watch this 2-minute video and see the attached document.