Xavier as a Community Engaged University - with Avondale

Series facilitators:
Liz Blume
Director, Community Building Institute
along with
Reggie Brazzile
Director of Community Engagement, Avondale Comprehensive Devlopment Coporation
Fenwick Conference Room
[As a Jesuit Catholic university]"Through scholarship, advocacy, and participation in associations we actively contribute in understanding and responding to local, national, and global issues and systems, which impact the lives of "the least" in our country and world. We are key participants in engaging the social issues of our cities, region, and country and we bring our institutional resources to bear on these issues?"  
  from  The Jesuit Catholic Mission of Jesuit Colleges and Universities, AJCU, 2010
Oct 31   Asset-based community engagement
Nov 07  Getting to know our community
Nov 14  Institutional-community relationships
Nov 21  A conversation with Avondale community leaders at Gabriel's Place( 12:00-2:30)
                                       -- Attend this session recieve a 'Xavier Community Builder' shirt        

Avondale Community Council: A Proud Cincinnati Neighborhood
Turning Avondale into a Community of Choice  Cincinnati Enquirer, 8/13/13
Avondale, OH - in Wikipedia
Xavier University
Community Building Institute
Jesuit Identity
Some Characteristics of Jesuit Universities and Colleges AJCU 2012 - see especially 4: Service - Community Outreach
Xavier's Mission
President's Vision 2010-2015
Scholars, Saints and Citizen-Servants Presidential inaugural address of Fr. M. Graham SJ, 2001