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How To Attract Young Adults To Americorps Service, Rachel Goldstein 2019 SIT Graduate Institute/SIT Study Abroad

How To Attract Young Adults To Americorps Service, Rachel Goldstein

Capstone Collection

AmeriCorps offers a variety of options for US citizens to serve their country in a non-military fashion while providing an opportunity for skill development, career exploration, community service, and self-growth. In exchange for service, AmeriCorps provides a minimal living allowance and an education award. Even with these benefits geared towards young adults, few young adults choose to enter AmeriCorps service upon the completion of their undergraduate studies. This research sought to understand motivations for and against service in an attempt to inform and improve AmeriCorps current recruitment practices. To understand how AmeriCorps can attract more young adults, a qualitative research ...


Tracking Life Skill Development Of Indiana 4-H Members, Kayla Groen 2019 Purdue University

Tracking Life Skill Development Of Indiana 4-H Members, Kayla Groen

The Journal of Purdue Undergraduate Research

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The Shellfish Corner: Sustainability And The Precautionary Principle, Michael A. Rice 2019 University of Rhode Island

The Shellfish Corner: Sustainability And The Precautionary Principle, Michael A. Rice

Michael A Rice

The precautionary principle in environmental protection often comes into conflict with the principle of sustainable development. The history of the development of the Precautionary Principle and the Principle of Sustainability as articulated by the Brundtland Commission in 1987 is explored in the context of shellfish farming in public trust waters.


Developing Civically Engaged Citizens In An Introductory Criminal Justice Course, Tamara J. Lynn 2019 Fort Hays State University

Developing Civically Engaged Citizens In An Introductory Criminal Justice Course, Tamara J. Lynn

eJournal of Public Affairs

Criminal justice programs are often considered a training ground for students’ future careers; however, that training often lacks a focus on civic engagement. This article highlights an experiential learning project in an introductory criminal justice course that was designed to develop the skills of civically engaged professionals. The project, combining research with service-learning, was implemented in an undergraduate criminology course to demonstrate the ways in which research and theory are necessary for implementing social and political change. Student participants achieved the desired learning outcomes and gained a deeper understanding of their role as change agents. The success of this project ...


Community-Engaged Research And The Opioid Epidemic, F. Gerard Moeller 2019 Virginia Commonwealth University

Community-Engaged Research And The Opioid Epidemic, F. Gerard Moeller

Community Engagement Institute

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From Informing To Empowering: Best Practices In Community Engagement, Chimere Miles, Alicia Aroche 2019 Peter Paul Development Center

From Informing To Empowering: Best Practices In Community Engagement, Chimere Miles, Alicia Aroche

Community Engagement Institute

No abstract provided.


Spotlight - Rva Street Singers, Robin Rio, Colette Dailey, Cameron Carter, Meghan Mack 2019 VCU

Spotlight - Rva Street Singers, Robin Rio, Colette Dailey, Cameron Carter, Meghan Mack

Community Engagement Institute

No abstract provided.


Spotlight - Richmond Openair Project, Jeremy Hoffman, S S. Fong 2019 Science Museum of Virginia

Spotlight - Richmond Openair Project, Jeremy Hoffman, S S. Fong

Community Engagement Institute

No abstract provided.


Spotlight - Health Hub At 25th, Natalie Pennywell 2019 VCU

Spotlight - Health Hub At 25th, Natalie Pennywell

Community Engagement Institute

No abstract provided.


Hackathon Agenda, Matthew James Vechinski, Katie Elliott, Lynn E. Pelco 2019 Virginia Commonwealth University

Hackathon Agenda, Matthew James Vechinski, Katie Elliott, Lynn E. Pelco

Community Engagement Institute

No abstract provided.


Community Engagement Hackathon, Matthew James Vechinski, Katie Elliott, Lynn E. Pelco 2019 Virginia Commonwealth University

Community Engagement Hackathon, Matthew James Vechinski, Katie Elliott, Lynn E. Pelco

Community Engagement Institute

No abstract provided.


Initiating And Sustaining Partnerships, Erin B. Brown 2019 VCU

Initiating And Sustaining Partnerships, Erin B. Brown

Community Engagement Institute

No abstract provided.


Initiating And Sustaining Partnerships - Resource Handout, Erin B. Brown 2019 VCU

Initiating And Sustaining Partnerships - Resource Handout, Erin B. Brown

Community Engagement Institute

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Initiating And Sustaining Partnerships - Agenda, Erin B. Brown 2019 VCU

Initiating And Sustaining Partnerships - Agenda, Erin B. Brown

Community Engagement Institute

No abstract provided.


Inclusive Collaboration - Group Norms, Jennifer Early 2019 Virginia Commonwealth University

Inclusive Collaboration - Group Norms, Jennifer Early

Community Engagement Institute

No abstract provided.


Inclusive Collaboration - Group Work, Jennifer Early 2019 Virginia Commonwealth University

Inclusive Collaboration - Group Work, Jennifer Early

Community Engagement Institute

No abstract provided.


Inclusive Collaboration - Slideshow, Jennifer Early 2019 Virginia Commonwealth University

Inclusive Collaboration - Slideshow, Jennifer Early

Community Engagement Institute

No abstract provided.


Introduction To Community Engaged Research And Service Learning - Agenda, Katie Elliott, Lynn E. Pelco 2019 Virginia Commonwealth University

Introduction To Community Engaged Research And Service Learning - Agenda, Katie Elliott, Lynn E. Pelco

Community Engagement Institute

No abstract provided.


Introduction To Community-Engaged Research And Service Learning, Tracey Gendron, Meghan Z. Gough, Katie Elliott, Lynn E. Pelco 2019 Virginia Commonwealth University

Introduction To Community-Engaged Research And Service Learning, Tracey Gendron, Meghan Z. Gough, Katie Elliott, Lynn E. Pelco

Community Engagement Institute

No abstract provided.


21st Century Community Engagement - Agenda, Lynn E. Pelco 2019 Virginia Commonwealth University

21st Century Community Engagement - Agenda, Lynn E. Pelco

Community Engagement Institute

No abstract provided.


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