News

Tribute to Dorothy Young

It is with heavy hearts, that The Center for Civic Engagement shares the news of the passing of Mrs. Dorothy Young on November 28, 2020.We had the honor of working with Mrs. Young for almost two decades through our partnership with Community Advocates for Parents and Students (CAPS). As a founding board member for CAPS, […]

Election 2020 K Votes Events and Resources

Tomorrow is the 2020 Election K Votes and campus partners have prepared a variety of events the entire week to support students, faculty, and staff. Details for all events can be found below and at https://cce.kzoo.edu/events/. If you need voting resources such as voting guides, sample ballots, polling place locator, etc. click here: https://cce.kzoo.edu/opportunities/k-votes/voting-101/.  Haven’t registered to vote […]

Partners in the News

Farmworker Legal Services is a CCE partner for almost 20 years in service-learning courses and Community Building Internships. Their advocacy for human rights for “essential workers” was highlighted recently in this piece from Michigan Radio: https://www.michiganradio.org/post/we-are-not-disposable-people-farmworkers-speak-out-conditions-have-led-outbreaks

JFC to host Winter Community Reflection

The Just Food Collective program (JFC), is hosting an interactive Community Reflection for Week 3 of Winter Quarter. Titled, “Framing Food”, attendees will hear from students, faculty, staff and Kalamazoo community members as they offer their thoughts on food and it’s context in life. Join us on Friday, January 25th, 2019 at 11AM in Stetson […]

Community Building Internships open for Summer 2019

In the CCE’s ongoing commitment to work toward greater equity in resource allocation, this position (in cooperation with the CCPD) is a competitive application process open only to students who meet eligibility criteria, i.e. first-generation college students (as self-reported to the College) and/or students with high financial need (as determined by the Financial Aid Office). Please contact Paulette […]