Case Studies

Stories of Impact: Casa de Esperanza (pdf)
A case study describing how Casa has gone beyond a social service model to use community engagement as a prevention strategy that engages families in creating positive social change.

Stories of Impact: Nexus Community Partners (pdf)
A case study describing how Nexus helped Urban Homeworks change the way it works to ensure that residents are more powerfully positioned as decision-makers in their communities.   

Stories of Impact: Cultural Wellness Center (pdf)
A case study showing how the CWC uses culture as a resource to engage parents in the education of their children in several St. Paul public schools.

Stories of Impact: Hope Community, Inc. (pdf)
A case study of Hope’s journey from a social service organization to a community engagement organization

Stories of Impact: Native American Community Development Institute (pdf)
A case study showing how community engagement was used to wage and win a campaign to recognize Indigenous Peoples Day in Minneapolis.

Engaged Learning Series Documents

Memory Book

From 2013 Forum on Community Engagement

See a summary of the Forum Community Engagement on October 3, 2013 in the Memory Book (pdf).  The summary includes video clips of participants debriefing their table discussions.