Center for Civic Engagment

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at Hofstra University Center for Civic Engagement

Fulfilling Hofstra’s Mission-- The Center for Civic Engagement:

Hofstra University offers educational, co-curricular and cultural programs and activities that foster an awareness of local, national and global issues, encouraging students to be active citizens and contributors to their local, national and global communities Fulfilling Hofstra’s Mission-- The Center for Civic Engagement

Fulfilling Hofstra’s Mission-- The Center for Civic Engagement:

Hofstra University recognizes its important role in our local community and in participating in a broader national and international dialogue. We offer programs and seek opportunities that mutually benefit the Hofstra community and those beyond our campus. Fulfilling Hofstra’s Mission-- The Center for Civic Engagement

Promoting Civic Literacy:

Promoting Civic Literacy CCE Signature Events: Day of Dialogue Civil Rights Day Globalization Day Earth Day Dinner Conversations Civic Engagement Minor: Making a Difference: Intro. to Civic Engagement: Community-based Internships Deliberative Issue Forums: On-campus High Schools and Libraries

Promoting Active Citizenship:

Promoting Active Citizenship CCE Community-based Partnerships: Our general approach: Mutually beneficial transformative projects Hofstra as a tool kit for community partners Students participate as vols., interns & fellows Faculty work actively with students and CPs Civic Engagement Workshops Community Connections Hub 14 partnerships made possible by your support for our Graduate Assistant for Active Citizenship

CCE Community Partnerships:

CCE Community Partnerships Advocates for Community Health and Health Leads 20 Hofstra students connecting more than 150 families to social services, legal services, and advocacy organizations

CCE Community Partnerships:

CCE Community Partnerships National Day Laborer Organizing Network With the help of CCE, NDLON organized a day of education, training, and action for over 400 day laborers in the NYC metro region

CCE Community Partnerships:

CCE Community Partnerships Long Island Alliance for Peaceful Alternatives Peace Fellows Program funded by the Alliance Possibility for a Hofstra Center for Peace Studies

CCE Community Partnerships:

CCE Community Partnerships Greater Uniondale Area Action Coalition Formed with CCE assistance in 2010 25 groups with combined membership of 28,000 Working on Community Benefits Agreement with Renaissance Downtowns and Forest City Ratner Companies Played key role in Uniondale Vision Plan

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