CP Handbooks & Resources
A Guide to Reciprocal Community-Campus Partnerships - This guide represents the insights, understandings, and practices which emerged from the contrasting stories and experiences of community partners and higher education partners- perspectives that merged and blended to produce common insights about how reciprocal partnerships can be described, developed, and sustained. This guide represents an initial synthesis of existing literature on community-campus partnerships.
A Meeting of Minds: A Handbook for Community-Campus Engagement - Authored by Community-Campus Partnerships for Health Fellow Nola Freeman, this handbook focuses on community-campus partnerships involving service-learning. This guide is offered primarily for higher education partnerships, but can also be useful to community partners who work with K-12 schools. The definitions and principles of good service-learning apply to all service-learning projects and partnerships.
Building Community Through Service-Learning: The Role of the Community Partner - Professional service-learning coordinator/consultant Susan Abravanel outlines the key elements and processes for the successful creation and implementation of a service-learning project. Special emphasis is placed on the role of the community partner in creating a successful project outcome.
Capstone Community Partner Handbook - Designed as a resource guide for PSU University Studies Capstone community partners, the handbook also contains general information on creating and maintaing a successful community-university partnership.
Community-Campus Partnerships - Learning Beyond the Ivory Tower - Margaret Jozsa, executive director of Neighborhood Health Clinics, Inc., has been instrumental in building community-university partnerships with Portland State University. In this address, Ms. Jozsa looks at service-learning from the community perspective, discussing common assumptions and strategies for creating partnerships that benefit faculty, students and community partners from the outset.
Partnership Literature Review- A comprehensive examination of the current knowledge base about partnerships between higher education and community. The examination was coordinated by Portland State University as a significant component of the university’s Partnership Initiative.