The Center for Engagement
The Center confronts urgent issues in contemporary life through an alliance of organizations and programs whose projects inspire community engagement and impact social change.
The Center Promotes:
- Research that traverses multiple fields of knowledge and disciplines in the arts, humanities, and sciences.
- Activities, organizations, and programs that inspire critical and open dialogue in an effort to promote equitable and inclusive global communities.
- Exploration that encourages experimentation and advocacy through local, national, and international initiatives.
Moving ideas and dialogue into action.
Casa Purchase develops collaborations between the college and neighboring LatinX communities that contribute to social, economic, and educational advancement locally and transnationally.
Ghana ThinkTank is an international collective that “develops the first world” by flipping traditional power dynamics, asking the “third world” to propose solutions to “first world” problems.
For Freedoms is an artist-led organization that works to center the voices of artists in public discourse, expand what participation in a democracy looks like, and reshape conversations about politics.
RTA uses the transformative power of the arts to help people in prison develop skills to unlock their potential and succeed in the larger community.