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Best Practices and Resources for Community Involvement

Community-Campus Partnerships for Health (CCPH)

Fantastic resources for community-campus programs. The CCPH has Principles of Community-Campus Partnerships are relevant even for those not in the health area.

Campus Compact Student Resource Page

Campus Compact is a national organization that seeks to build capacity for civic and community engagement on college campuses. Their student resource page has a ton of information on program models, best practices in mentoring, and campus organizing.

Youth Service America (YSA) Resource Page

Youth Service America focuses on service-learning programs for K-12 youth and college-aged students. Good site particuarly if you work with school-aged youth and are looking for project ideas.

National Youth Development Information Center

Provides a detailed toolkit on developing afterschool programs. The toolkit refers to "CBOs." Johns Hopkins would be the CBO under their framework.