2021 Community Engaged Scholarship Forum

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Save the Date Community Engaged Scholarship Forum March 2, 2021


The Community Engaged Scholarship Forum hosts the following associated awards and opportunities:

  • Forum Workshops
  • Forum Poster Presentations
  • Five (5) Senior Vice Chancellor for Engagement Partnership of Distinction Awards
  • The Soska Wilds Outreach & Engagement Leadership Award
  • CESF Collaboration Champion Award

See information below to align your proposals with the tracks and themes identified for CESF 2021, as well as the focus of a few featured sessions.

Submit a 2021 proposal or nomination »

2021 CESF Program in Development

Tracks and Themes of Note

  • Basic Needs
  • Civic Participation
  • Digital Access and Inclusion
  • Education
  • Health Equity
  • Criminal Justice Reform
  • Relationships & our social fabric

Featured Sessions

  • Dr. Douglas Wood, Director of The Aspen Institute’s Criminal Justice Reform Initiative (CJRI)
    CJRI envisions a racially equitable and just world without mass incarceration; their work is to amplify and promote policies and practices and transform the entire criminal justice continuum and reduce mass incarceration while also looking at the ecosystem of related inequalities that surround and perpetuate incarceration.
  • Al Richmond, Executive Director of Community-Campus Partnerships for Health (CCPH)
    CCPH is a nonprofit membership organization that promotes health equity and social justice through partnerships between communities and academic institutions. They view health broadly as physical, mental, emotional, social and spiritual well-being and emphasize partnership approaches to health that focus on changing the conditions and environments in which people live, work, study, pray and play.
  • Kendrick Riley, Executive Director of Weave, the Social Fabric Project
    Weave’s mission is to invite everyone to start living like a Weaver and shift our culture from one that values achievement and individual success to one that finds value in deep relationships and community success.
  • Christopher Nayve, Associate Vice President for Community Engagement & Anchor Initiatives, The Mulvaney Center for Community, Awareness and Social Action, University of San Diego
    Tania Mitchell, Associate Professor, Department of Organizational Leadership, Policy, and Development; College of Education and Human Development; University of Minnesota
    Panelist #3 TBD
    Lina Dostilio, Associate Vice Chancellor for Community Engagement, University of Pittsburgh (moderator).
    Panel on national perspectives on community engaged scholarship and service learning, faculty development, and community-based participatory research.