Ashoka U - What is a Social Entrepreneur? Social entrepreneurs are individuals with innovative solutions to society’s most pressing social problems. They are ambitious and persistent, tackling major social issues and offering new ideas for wide-scale change.
CES4Health.info, is a new outlet for peer-reviewed publication of products of community-engaged scholarship that are in forms OTHER THAN journal articles (e.g., training curricula, educational videos, policy briefs, online toolkits, etc).
The Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR) e-mail community was created through a partnership between Community-Campus Partnerships for Health (www.ccph.info) and the Wellesley Institute (www.wellesleyinstitute.com) to serve the growing network of people involved and interested in CBPR and other types of community-academic research partnerships. People from community organizations, colleges and universities, public and private funding agencies, decision makers and policy makers, and others are all encouraged to subscribe. We hope this listserv provides a resource for sharing knowledge and experience and contribute to strengthening the field of CBPR and ultimately improving the health of communities.
The Case Foundation recently launched #GoodSpotting, an online video campaign to capture photos "of all of the good going on around us."
ICSLTE e-learning community- from the International Center for Service-Learning in Teacher Education at Duke University. This site, sponsored by the Program in Education at Duke University, will host resources created for and developed by Learn and Serve funded teacher education programs and national nonprofits. Additionally, participants will be able to access collaborative thinking and writing space, and review artifacts as projects develop. Participation is open to everyone.
Infographic – Service-Learning in Online Courses - Minnesota Campus Compact Center For Digital Civic Engagement created a decision tree to help to help people deal with questions they are struggling with regarding the merging of community-centered, experiential learning, and the fastest growing area within higher education.
Journal of Public Scholarship in Higher Education Published by Missouri Campus Compact, the journal aims to advance the status and prospects for publicly engaged teaching and research in the academy by showcasing the new disciplinary and/or pedagogical knowledge generated by engagement with the community.
The Journal of Service-Learning in Higher Education is an online, international, peer-reviewed journal for the dissemination of original research regarding effective institutional-community partnerships.
Book: Shift & Reset: Strategies for Addressing Serious Issues in a Connected Society by Brian Feich (Wiley, 2011) (RV Nonprofit Literature Blog). Many of the book's ideas and stories are designed to get you out of your comfort zone, which is often the best way to see new solutions. Shift & Reset is available at the Foundation Center’s New York, DC, San Francisco and Atlanta libraries under call no 676 REI.