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Community Spotlight - Women's Homelessness Initiative

WHi spotlight flyer

Wednesday, March 1  |  4:00-5:00 pm  |  Suite 18, Driscoll South (under the bookstore)

Join us for the March Community Spolight featuring the Women's Homelessness Initiative, a nonprofit organization that provides sanctuary and hospitality every night to women who are homeless in Denver. Their goals are to serve, to educate, adn to advocate. Come learn more about the organization and to brainstorm opportunities for collaboration through research, service learning, and volunteering. Faculty, staff, and students are welcome. Light refreshments provided. RSVPs suggested (not required) to


2017 Undergraduate Research & Scholarship Symposium

Wednesday, May 10  | 4:00-6:00 pm  |  Cable Center 

The annual Undergraduate Research & Scholarship Symposium is an event that showcases the exemplary scholarship of the University's undergraduate students. Students from all disciplines are invited to participate in the Symposium. Registration is open to all undergraduate research projects, space permitting. More information available at the symposium website:


Public Good Fund RFP Now Available

The RFP is now available for the 2016-2017 Public Good Fund. Grants up to $15,000 are available for projects that will result in measurable impacts in the community through established community partnerships. Read more about the Public Good Fund and find the RFP here.

Community-Engaged Fellows Program

We are excited to announce the launch of the pilot Community-Engaged Fellows Program. The eight graduate student fellows are assigned to an interdisciplinary issue area and charged with co-developing a plan to advance community-engaged work in this area in consultation with community and campus stakeholders as well as CCESL staff.


Winter 2017 Public Good Impact Newsletter (PDF)

  • CCESL -Supported Workshop on Engaging Islamophobia Brings Together University, Community Stakeholders
  • The Act of Writing is an Assertion of Human Rights
  • Poems and Battle Cries from the Windy City
  • Faculty Video Highlights Service Learning
  • Service Learning Scholars Training Offers Alternative Pedagogy
  • The 2016 Newman Civic Fellows Convening
  • CCESL Leads Workshops at University Events
  • MLK Marade: March for What You Believe In
  • A Belated Introduction: PA Team Lead Alex Littleton
  • Working with Kids to Gain Confidence in Themselves
  • DU Students Cast Ballots on Election Day
  • PA Summit Gives High School Students a Taste of College Life
  • DU Service & Change: Winter Quarter Updates
  • Puksta Winter Retreat Recap

Read past issues of the Public Good Newsletter.