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ICP awarded NED grant

Innovations in Civic Participation (ICP) is the recent recipient of a grant from the National Endowment for Democracy (NED) grant to support university faculty training in civic engagement in the MENA region. Under this grant, ICP will host the Linking Student Learning with Community Engagement: A Consultation for Faculty at Arab Universities September 1-3 in Cairo, Egypt. […]

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SummerTrek 2014 Launches

   “SummerTrek makes our lives easier! We know what to expect each day.” -Deborah Thomas, Out-Of-School Time Program Coordinator at Wagner Middle School SummerTrek, ICP’s six-week service-learning summer program for middle school students, launched at four sites in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on July 7, 2014. Built upon ICP’s previous program, Summer of Service, SummerTrek drives youth to become engaged as […]

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Summit at Gettysburg: Our Unfinished Work

By Sulaiman Kenyatta      In 1863, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania was the site of one of the most famous American speeches that was devoted to help unite the nation under a shared goal of sacrifice. Now more than a century and a half later, this site is being used once again in hopes of securing the […]

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Mandela Day

By Eliza Collison We can change the world and make it a better place. It is in your hands to make a difference. – Nelson Mandela July 18th marks Nelson Mandela Day; a day of service honoring the late Nelson Mandela, whose mantra and way of life followed three points: free yourself, free others, and […]

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