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Tune In to Episode 9

This month on… The Compact Nation Podcast: Bridging the Rural / Urban Divide Join us this month on the Compact Nation Podcast for conversations on bridging the Rural / Urban divide with leading expert Kathy Cramer, Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the Director for the Morgridge Center for Public Service. She and our host Emily Shields discuss her book, The Politics of Resentment: Rural Consciousness in Wisconsin and the Rise of Scott Walker, and strategies for respectfully leading engagement work in rural communities. Listen now and weigh in on the conversation online using #CompactNationPod. Listen Here  …

Save the Date for the 2017 RICC AmeriCorps VISTA Showcase!

Join Rhode Island Campus Compact members and partners as we highlight the work of civic and community engagement in higher education. This event will feature poster session presentations from the 2016-2017 RICC AmeriCorps VISTA cohort. Tuesday, May 23, 2017 4:00-6:00pm The 400 400 Smith Street, Providence, RI Light refreshments will be served. All are welcome! Please click here to register. 

Now Accepting VISTA Host Site Applications for 2016-17!

Rhode Island Campus Compact member campuses or community-based organizations with a member campus partner may apply to host a RI Campus Compact AmeriCorps*VISTA. Applications to host an AmeriCorps*VISTA for the 2016-17 program year are due January 22 by 5 pm. Please access the Host Site Application for a full timeline and in-depth program details. The RICC AmeriCorps*VISTA Program places VISTA members on campus and community host sites in order to create, expand, or enhance projects that lift people out of poverty. Through their work, RICC VISTAs develop sustainable connections and build the capacity of community and campus partners to address poverty-related…