Events and Opportunities

CC4D provides a framework for connecting with community college professionals to share approaches that are effective in linking community-based civic learning to broader goals for retention, completion, and education for democratic participation.

Additionally, Campus Compact provides training and resources for faculty and staff working to maximize community and campus assets to achieve shared goals.  We also offer a variety of professional development opportunities for faculty, staff, and administrators through state, regional, and national conferences and events.  The following types of events are convening and learning opportunities for community college professionals:

Director Consultations and Engagements

Campus Compact’s Director of Community College Engagement is available for individual consultation, presentations, trainings, and to connect colleges with resources for partnership development, curricular and co-curricular programming, institutional change, and more.  Contact Verdis Robinson for more information and engagements, verdis [at}

  • Institutionalizing Civic Engagement in Community Colleges
  • Community College Civic Action Planning
  • Electoral Engagement in Community Colleges
  • Civic Learning in General Education and Survey Courses
  • Transformative Service Learning in Community Colleges
  • Community Colleges for Democracy: Campus Compact’s New National Network
  • “The Civic Spectrum: Engaging Community Colleges Students”
  • Community’s and Democracy’s Colleges: Institutionalizing Civic Engagement in Community Colleges
  • Community Colleges as Civic Powerhouses: Generating, Harnessing, and Releasing Civic Power
  • Community Colleges as Civic Powerhouses: Action Planning in Generating, Harnessing, and Spreading Civic Power
  • Deliberative Democracy in Community Colleges: NIFI Moderator Training
  • Community’s and Democracy’s Colleges: Action Planning in Institutionalizing Civic Engagement in Community Colleges
  • Electoral Engagement Action Planning for Community Colleges

Upcoming and Recent Opportunities

We have added some of the opportunities for community colleges below.   Follow the links for more infromation and check regularly.  To share events with the network, contact Verdis- verdis {at}


Compact20 is the largest and most inclusive national conference focused on the role of higher education in building democracy and healthy communities. Sessions explore topics such as civic engagement, community-engaged research, civic- and service-learning, institutional change, college-community partnerships, and more. Compact20 provides professional development and networking opportunities for community engagement professionals, engaged faculty, community partners, student civic leaders, and campus senior leaders. Make sure to attend the new Community College Track| March 29 – April 1, 2020 | Hyatt Regency Seattle, Seattle, WA

Save The Date:

National Conference on Community College Service Learning & Civic Engagement

Save the date! Salt Lake Community College is hosting the national conference on community college service learning and civic engagement. May 29 & 30, 2020.  Details forthcoming. 

Webinar for Community Colleges: ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge

You’re invited to join us for an interactive webinar to learn more about participating in the ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge. The ALL IN Challenge is a national, nonpartisan initiative recognizing college campuses for improving civic learning, political engagement and voter participation. The webinar will include information about participating in the program.  We will also explain the opportunity to received $1,000 mini-grant.  | October 22, 2019 | 3:00-4:00 pm EST.

TurboVote Engaged Community College Program

Our friends at Democracy Works have launched an affiliate TurboVote campus partnerships program that puts additional focus on addressing the unique needs and opportunities presented by two-year colleges. The TurboVote Engaged Community College (TECC) program provides a framework for participating institutions to successfully implement TurboVote on campus and receive support for nonpartisan voter engagement planning aimed at increasing student voter turnout.  If interested in participating, contact

Student-Ready Campus Summit at North Hennepin Community College

Join us on October 25, 2019, in the Twin Cities for a day of learning, sharing, and planning how to increasingly address students’ basic needs, especially by engaging students as agents and leaders in this work and community partners as key allies. | Oct. 25, 2019 | 10:00am-3:30pm | North Hennepin Community College

Program Coordinator

Center for Community & Civic Engagement 
Maricopa Community Colleges
Mesa Community College

Job Summary

This position will coordinate multiple programs and will perform basic research, preliminary analysis, coordination and transactional support related to the Civic Engagement and/or Service-learning Programs at Mesa Community College. Must work as a team player, be able to prioritize tasks, and work well with multiple interruptions.  Department has a commitment to Civic Engagement  and service-learning, collaborating with service organizations in our community and state. Demonstrates a commitment to service excellence, innovation, student success, integrity, and diversity in the performance of job duties.

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