Lebanese American University

Day Three Civic engagement and Project Management (One day - C.E.P.M.)

Wednesday September 18 2013

Literature

Based on the definition of the "Association of American Colleges and Universities" ( AACU) : "Civic engagement is working to make a difference in the civic life of our communities and developing the combination of knowledge, skills, values and motivation to make that difference . It means promoting the quality of life in a community, through both political and non-political processes." In addition, civic engagement encompasses actions wherein individuals participate in activities of personal and public concern that are both individually life enriching and socially beneficial to the community.

Introduction to community service case management (3 hours)

This session will consist of a field visit and community testimony from the perspective of a field expert in the frame of community development and capacity building. This will be given by Mr. Bill Pfeiffer (Director of the NYU office of Civic engagement).

The participant will visit several community service and active NGO's in New York City such as:

Key note speakers of the Day at the LAU premises (2 hours)

Learning outcomes


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