• Growing the Good Food Revolution with Will Allen

    Growing the Good Food Revolution with Will Allen

    Video of Lecture Now Available

    On Thursday, March 28, 2013, several hundred University and South Florida community members were in attendance to hear Mr. Allen share his strategies on how to transform the production and delivery of healthy foods to under-served communities, advocate for more locally grown food products, and use farming techniques that turn waste into soil and fertilizer.

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  • Academics in Action

    Academics in Action

    CCE featured in latest MIAMI Magazine

    This Spring 2013 semester cover story highlights a variety of community-based projects students and faculty have been working on with the support of University of Miami's Office of Civic and Community Engagement.

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  • 'Canes in the Community

    'Canes in the Community

    UM's 2012 President's Report

    The University of Miami's 2012 President’s Report highlights initiatives connecting the university with South Florida communities in areas such as civic collaboration, the environment, and economic impact. We invite you to take a look and learn about UM’s many projects and programs engaging our local communities.

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  • A Crucible Moment

    A Crucible Moment

    College Learning & Democracy's Future

    This report from the National Task Force on Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement is a national call to action, arguing that civic learning needs to be an integral component of every level of education, from grade school through graduate school, across all fields of study.

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  • Food Day 2012

    Food Day 2012

    On Tuesday, October 23, 2012, and Wednesday, October 24, 2012, the University of Miami Office of Civic & Community Engagement presented a series of events in honor of the 2nd annual Food Day, a nationwide celebration and movement towards more healthy, affordable, and sustainable food.

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  • CCE 2011 - 12 Annual Report

    CCE 2011 - 12 Annual Report

    The first annual report for University of Miami's Office of Civic & Community Engagement provides an overview of the university-community collaborations our office has initiated and partnered with since launching in June 2011.

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  • On Engagement

    On Engagement

    Video produced by CCE!

    We interviewed people at the University of Miami on the importance of being engaged civically and in your community. These are some of their amazing responses. Many thanks to all our interviewees!

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  • Viva Miami

    Viva Miami

    Investing in Miami Report

    Dr. Robin Bachin, Associate Provost for Civic and Community Engagement, contributed to the Miami Herald's "Investing in Miami" report. See her discussion of Miami's polyglot culture!

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  • Why Does Miami Have the Lowest Civic Health in the Nation?

    Why Does Miami Have the Lowest Civic Health in the Nation?

    In a 2010 report on Civic Health, the Miami metropolitan area ranked at or near the bottom on almost all indicators of civic involvement. Factors included volunteering, charitable giving, voting, and non-electoral participation, among others. What can we do about it?

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  • Graduate Students Give Back

    Graduate Students Give Back

    Master's in Community & Social Change

    Students in the new Community and Social Change Master's Program visited the Florida Keys Children's Shelter and worked with the organization's staff on solutions to some of the challenges they were facing. Click below to learn how undergraduates can also be involved!

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  • Housing Research

    Housing Research

    Papers and Resources Available Online

    The housing crisis in America is one of the central features of the economic downturn of the last few years. The lack of affordable housing options combined with the ongoing foreclosure crisis means that people from low- income communities have few options when it comes to seeking safe, secure, and accessible housing. Find out more about our Focus on Affordable Housing and browse our online resources!

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  • Community Scholars in Affordable Housing

    Community Scholars in Affordable Housing

    This innovative new program addresses one of South Florida’s biggest challenges, housing affordability, by developing the next generation of leaders in the community development field. It provides the opportunity for emerging leaders in non-profit, for-profit, and government sectors, to come together in a community of practice with local and national experts to explore best practices in community development and affordable housing policy. Please welcome our 2014 cohort!

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