This fourth session featured field leaders who have successfully garnered federal (and in some cases also state) government appropriations to advance civic and community engagement priorities. We welcomed a government relations professional to the session to share tips and approaches for being an effective collaborator.

Moderator: Bobbie Laur, President of Campus Compact 

  • Nyeema Watson, Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Inclusion, and Civic Engagement, Rutgers University-Camden 
  • Gia Grier McGinnis, Executive Director for Loyola’s Center for Community, Service, and Justice (CCSJ) and the York Road Initiative, Loyola University Maryland 
  • Bill Bates, Founding Partner, Washington Navigators 

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