National Association Names La Salle University Lead Institution in Civic Engagement


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La Salle University is one of the only 73 colleges and universities across the country designated as a Lead Institution by NASPA: Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education to participate in a national initiative on civic learning and democratic engagement.

As a participant, La Salle will push forward its efforts in goading civic development among students through community partnerships, peer-to-peer involvement, and democratic participation.

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Federal Programs Related to - Community Development, General/Other

Programs that focus broadly on strengthening, unifying and building the economic, cultural, educational and social services of a community or neighborhood and improving the quality of life for all. Community Building; Community Capacity Building; Community Development and Improvement; Community Development Block Grants; Healthy Communities Community Economic Development Programs that provide technical assistance and funds to help communities retain and recycle income within the community by investing in the development of local institutions and businesses. Business Growth; Business Loans; Economic Growth; Economic Transformation; Real Estate Organizations; Socioeconomic Development; Technology Transfer; Transfer of Technology; Urban Enterprise Zones

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See also: +COMMON CODE Advocacy (**B); Hate Crimes Prevention (I02.07); Housing Discrimination (I05.08); Voter Services (W08.05)




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