Faculty Associates Dr. Patsy Kraeger and Dr. Tim Dahlstrom have published a chapter in the new textbook An Introduction to Community Development, 2nd Ed..
Reference: West, M., Kraeger, P., & Dahlstrom, T. “Establishing Community-Based Organizations” in R. Phillips & R. Pittman, eds., An Introduction to Community Development, 2nd Ed. (New York, NY: Routledge, 2015).
Richard Knopf in the School of Community Resources and Development, and Teri Kennedy in the School of Social Work joined colleagues from ASU and NAU at the state-wide Arizona Age-Friendly Conference sponsored by Maricopa Association of Governments.
The group led a panel entitled Learning for Life: the role of universities in age-friendly communities.
The benefits of parks seem obvious—bringing social, cultural and environmental impact while at the same time working to minimize pollution, crowding. But is it also possible to demonstrate how an investment in public parks can provide an economic return?
Class VII of the ASU Lodestar Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Innovation's American Express Leadership Academy is graduating from their nine-month development program on May 8 at the ASU Kerr Cultural Center.
Public Allies Arizona and Neighborhood Ministries teamed up for the first annual Global Youth Service Day. Nearly 150 volunteers -- the majority youth -- came together for a day of service and to celebrate the power of community service.
Tanika Reed, a student in the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance Student Association, captured the year of leadership, learning and service of students working toward their Certified Nonprofit Professional credential through ASU.
Two long-time partners of the Arizona State University Lodestar Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Innovation are expanding their investment in the center’s efforts to build capacity in the nonprofit sector.
Grants from the Freeport-McMoRan Foundation and the American Express Foundation will help to extend and improve programs that have been proven successful and received recognition on both a local and national level.
ASU Master of Nonprofit Studies (MNpS) student Adam Rubin and team on their excellent showing in the recent ASU Changemaker Challenge. Rubin's team was selected as one of the 20 finalists in the Changemaker Challenge.
Professor Mark Hager observes, "Adam Rubin has been working with his organization RENEW for a few years now, but he is always pushing new angles and audiences."
In a strong relationship that has lasted for six years, the Arizona State University Lodestar Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Innovation will once again team up with Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold in an effort to build and strengthen the capacity of nonprofit organizations in various rural communities throughout the state.
Recently, the ASU Lodestar Center, part of the College of Public Service and Community Solutions, was awarded a $170,000 grant from the Freeport-McMoRan Foundation to expand its capacity building practices.