Campus Compact

A national organization of over 1000 colleges and universities committed to the public purpose of higher education. 

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The Research University Community Engagement Network (TRUCEN)

A national organization that seeks to advance civic engagement and engaged scholarship at research universities.

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Engagement Scholarship Consortium

Working collaboratively to build strong university-community partnerships anchored in the rigor of scholarship, and designed to help build community capacity. 

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The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU)

APLU is a research, policy, and advocacy organization dedicated to strengthening and advancing the work of public universities in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico.  The association’s membership consists of 251 public research universities, land-grant institutions, state university systems, and affiliated organizations.

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Advancing Research Impact in Society

The Center for Advancing Research Impact in Society (ARIS) works with U.S. and international scientists and engagement practitioners to build capacity, advance scholarship, grow partnerships and provide resources to help them engage with and demonstrate the impact of research in their communities and society.

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The International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement (IARSLCE)

The International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement (IARSLCE) is an international non-profit organization devoted to promoting research and discussion about service-learning and community engagement. The IARSLCE was launched in 2005, and incorporated in 2007.

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Community-Campus Partnerships for Health (CCPH)

Community-Campus Partnerships for Health (CCPH) is a nonprofit membership organization that promotes health equity and social justice through partnerships between communities and academic institutions. 

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Imagining America: Artists and Scholars in Public Life

The Imagining America consortium (IA) brings together scholars, artists, designers, humanists, and organizers to imagine, study, and enact a more just and liberatory ‘America’ and world. Working across institutional, disciplinary, and community divides, IA strengthens and promotes public scholarship, cultural organizing, and campus change that inspires collective imagination, knowledge-making, and civic action on pressing public issues.

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