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CCE Nondiscrimination/Antiharassment Policy Agreement

A Kalamazoo College student working in a CCE Program or Community Building Internship is covered by the College’s nondiscrimination/antiharassment policies outlined below. Kalamazoo College Nondiscrimination Policy An equal opportunity employer, Kalamazoo College is committed to equal rights, equal opportunities, and equal protection under the law. The College administers its programs, activities, and services without regard […]

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

Community Building Internships Summer 2021

We look forward to another successful CBI Summer as 25 grants of $4,000 per student have been awarded through a competitive interview and selection process with our local community partners. These internships are 6-8 weeks in length and are comprised of 240-280 hours. CCE Staff meets with the student interns for reflections once per week, […]