Browse “Community Engagement”

A Guide to Mapping and Mobilizing the Associations in Local Neighborhoods

via A Community Building Workbook   |   Report

From the introduction: This is a guide to mapping and mobilizing the capacities of associations functioning in your community.

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ALA Public Programs Office (PPO)

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From the website: The American Library Association (ALA) Public Programs Office empowers libraries to create vibrant hubs of learning, conversation and connection in communities of all types.

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Area Agency on Aging of Pasco-Pinellas

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From the Area Agency on Aging of Pasco-Pinellas site: The Area Agency on Aging of Pasco-Pinellas is a non-profit organization that has been serving seniors and individuals with disabilities in our community since 1974. We …

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Building Bridges Across Age and Cognitive Barriers Through Art: College Students’ Reflections on an Intergenerational Program With Elders Who Have Dementia

via Journal of Intergenerational Relationships   |   Research and Study

From the abstract: The positive impact of intergenerational service learning experience on college students’ academic and personal development is well documented. However, it is not clear whether students engaged in such programs with elders who …

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Community Empowerment Manual, Second Edition – Partners for Livable Communities

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From the Partners for Livable Communities site: More than a decade since the release the innovative original, Partners for Livable Communities announces the release of the second edition of its Community Empowerment Manual. Expanded and …

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Community Led Library Service Development

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From the Infopeople site: Infopeople is part of the Califa Group, a nonprofit consortium of more than 230 libraries committed to unleashing the impact of libraries. Infopeople provides library staff quality continuing education opportunities that …

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Council on Foundations – Community Foundation Locator

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From the Council on Foundations site: The Council on Foundations fosters an environment where philanthropy can thrive and cultivates a community of diverse and skilled philanthropic professionals and organizations who lead with integrity, serve as …

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Creativity, Arts and Older People

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From the blog: This is a blog by David Slater, who was Founder Director of UK participatory arts company Entelechy Arts, based in Deptford, southeast London. David has extensive experience of working with participatory arts …

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Designs for Change: Libraries and Productive Aging

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From the executive summary: On September 26-27, 2005, Americans for Libraries Council (ALC) and the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) convened a Library Leaders Forum, Designs for Change: Libraries and Productive Aging, to …

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Engage Blog

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From the website: EngAGE transforms aging and the way people think about aging by turning affordable senior apartment communities into vibrant centers of learning, wellness and creativity.

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