Catching Waves: Using Engagement to Address Critical Issues

Posted by on February 19, 2007

Registration Is Now Open!

Join us in San Jose, California for the Western Region Campus Compact Consortium’s Tenth Annual Continuums of Service Conference

Catching Waves: Using Engagement to Address Critical Issues
April 12-14, 2007
Holiday Inn San Jose
San Jose, California

Visit to register for the conference on-line.
Registration Deadline: Friday, March 30, 2007

Participate in provocative and interactive keynote sessions
-Maria Shriver, First Lady of California and journalist (invited)
-Youth United for Community Action (YUCA), East Palo Alto grassroots community-organization created, led, and run by young people of color
-Representative George Miller (D-CA), Chair, Committee on Education and Labor (invited)
– Manuel Pastor, Co-Director, Center for Justice, Tolerance, and Community at the University of California, Santa Cruz (invited)
– Diana Natalicio, President, University of Texas, El Paso (invited)
– Louis Alemayehu, writer, educator, poet, father, grandfather, performer and activist of African and Native American heritage

Sign-up for one of seven pre-conference workshops:
-Creative Engagement: Connecting Campuses, Communities, and People
-How Community Organizing Can Build Deep, Long-Term Sustainable Academic Civic Engagement
-Introduction to Service-Learning and Building Effective Community Partnerships
-Community Partner Perspectives on Service-Learning
-Western Regional Colloquium on Civic Engagement and Graduate Study at Research Universities
-Pre-Conference Summit for Seasoned Service Learning Directors and Coordinators
-Working with Indigenous Populations with Emphasis on Student Voice and Evaluation (will be added to registration form the week of 2/12/07)

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Visit local institutions
– Haas Center for Public Service at Stanford University Open House, April 11: 4:00-6:00 pm
– Tour with San Jose State University and Their Community Partners, April 12: 10:30 am-2:00 pm

Network with 500 of your colleagues from around the region and country

Choose from over 50 engaging concurrent sessions and interactive poster sessions

Mentor, mentee and scholarship opportunities available

Visit to register for the conference on-line.

Make your reservations today by calling 408-793-3300 or toll free at 1-866-241-9878. To receive the reduced conference rate of $119.00 for single to quad occupancy, indicate that you are a CONTINUUMS OF SERVICE CONFERENCE participant.

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