Throughout the year, we will be updating this page with articles and website links that we come across that may be helpful resources in your year of service.
National Campus Compact Website
Public Purpose, the blog by the President of Campus Compact, Andrew Seligson: http://compact.org/resource-type/blog-posts/publicpurposeblog/
About Service Nation:"ServiceNation is a grassroots movement 560 organizations and over 145,000 individual members strong. We recruit passionate local supporters and work to educate Members of Congress and the public about the incredible impact of national service to build support for expanding opportunities to serve."
The Young Non-Profit Professionals Network
About YNPN: "The Young Nonprofit Professionals Network (YNPN) activates emerging leaders by connecting them with resources, people, and ideas.YNPN activates emerging leaders and helps them acquire the skills and awareness they need to be effective changemakers. With these leaders, we're building a diverse and powerful social sector that can support and strengthen our communities."
Article: Bridging "Town and Gown" through Innovative University-Community Partnerships
HuffPost College Article: Civic Engagement and Our Responsibility in Higher Education
Article: Fighting Food Insecurity on Campus
Article: Declining Student Resilience: A Serious Problem for Colleges
This is a recommended article for those pursuing a career in higher education. These are also aspects to think about when you are working with student volunteers in your VISTA year.