The School of Public Affairs and Administration at Rutgers publishes Civic Engagement, a magazine that seeks to deepen the discourse about, and underscore our shared commitment to, public service. Civic Engagement features the exemplars of public service—people and projects—as well as publications, other resources for “doing” public service, and personal reflections. Submissions are welcome.
The Journal of Public Scholarship in Higher Education (JPSHE) is an academic peer-reviewed journal with a focus on community/civic engagement. JPSHE aims to advance the status and prospects for publicly engaged teaching and research in the academy by showcasing the new disciplinary and/or pedagogical knowledge generated by engagement with the community.
The Undergraduate Journal of Service Learning and Community-Based Research is a refereed, multi-disciplinary, online undergraduate journal dedicated to publishing exceptional intellectual and reflective work by undergraduates on service learning and community-based research and all related curriculum- and/or research-based public community engagement activities. Published work will advance knowledge in these subject areas. The editorial team of Undergraduate Journal of Service Learning and Community-Based Research encourages undergraduates to pursue their own intellectual projects and to join the academic conversation.
SERVICE-LEARNING WEB SITES
American Association of Community Colleges: a national association of community colleges which represents almost 1,200 two-year, associate degree–granting institutions and more than 11 million students. The site contains information on conferences, events, curriculum tools, grants, links, and publications.
Campus Compact: a national coalition of more than 1,100 college and university presidents - representing some 6 million students - dedicated to promoting community service, civic engagement, and service-learning in higher education. The site contains information about publications, journals, conferences, national initiatives, research, and funding opportunities, as well as links to each of the state Compacts.
Learn and Serve America: supports and encourages service-learning throughout the United States and enables over 1 million students to make meaningful contributions to their community by building their academic and civic skills. The site contains tools and information for educators and community partners on effective practices, grants, and publications.
National Service Inclusion Project (NSIP): is a Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) training and technical assistance provider. Through comprehensive training, technical assistance, and product dissemination, NSIP strives to ensure meaningful service experiences for all Americans, regardless of their abilities.
National Service-Learning Clearinghouse: a resource for service–learning materials, references, referrals, and information.
The New York Campus Compact: a membership association of college and university presidents across New York State committed to promoting “active citizenship as an aim of higher education.” The site contains information on conferences, grants, publications, and a service-learning toolkit.
The New York Metro Area Partnership for Service-Learning (NYMAPS): a coalition of colleges, universities and community-based organizations dedicated to realizing the civic mission of higher education and to advancing service-learning and other forms of civic engagement across the New York Metro Area. The site contains information on local meetings and events.
Serve.gov: an online resource for finding volunteer opportunities and for encouraging volunteers to develop "do-it-yourself" projects. The site is managed by the Corporation for National and Community Service.