Community Perspectives

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Community CCE Perspectives: Knowledge Resources

Reports & Best Practice Guides

Campus Community Engagement Primer for Community Organizations with Research Questions

Online Articles

The Benefits of Working with Post-Secondary Institutions

Expectations and timelines when working with a post-secondary institution

Infographics, Videos & Webinars

The Process of Successful Community-Campus Engagement

Hear my Voice: Including Community Voices at Post-Secondary Institutions

Increasing Student and Non-Profit Readiness for Community-Campus Engagement Placements


Community-Based Organization Research Toolkit

Video Demonstration of Toolkit

Academic Articles

Littlepage, L., Gazley, B., Bennett, T.A. (2012). Service learning from the supply side: Community capacity to engage students. Nonprofit Management & Leadership, 22(3), 305-320.

McIlrath, L. (2012). Community perspective on university partnership – Prodding the sacred cow. In L. McIlrath, A. Lyons, & R. Munck (Eds.), Higher education and civic engagement: Comparative perspectives (pp. 139-154). New York: Palgrave MacMillan.

Pillard Reynolds, N. (2014). What counts as outcomes? Community perspectives of an engineering partnership. Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning, 21(1), 79-90.

Sandy, M. (2007). Community voices: A California campus compact study on partnerships. California Campus Compact.

Sandy, M., & Holland, B.A. (2006). Different worlds and common ground: Community partner perspectives on campus-community partnerships. Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning, 13(1), 30-43.

Stoecker, R., & Tryon, E.A. (2009). The unheard voices: community organizations and service learning. Philadelphia: Temple University Press.