The Midwest Knowledge Mobilization Network is a regional community of university centers roughly within driving distance of Chicago that provides guidance for engaged scholarship.
The Network includes groups working towards providing a stronger voice for community-campus engagement. These groups explicitly shares ideas, experience and resources with communities to inform social action and find like-minded practitioners in this network. Infrastructure and research support and advice are exchanged and community partners are welcome.
Community-University Exchange, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Center of Urban Research and Learning, Loyola University Chicago
Center for Urban Initiatives and Research, UW-Milwaukee
The Steans Center, DePaul University Chicago
The Solutions Center, Indiana University Purdue University Indiana
Center for Social Concerns, Notre Dame University
Southern Illinois University
The International Living Knowledge Network aims to give citizens access to scientific research. Members of the network exchange information, documentation, ideas, experiences and expertise on community-based research and science and society relations.
Global Alliance on Community Engaged Research
The purpose of GACER is to add value to actions across disciplines and community aspirations worldwide. The Alliance shares effective practices, creates and mobilizing knowledge for human betterment, supports communities, developing new community-engaged scholars, measures collective impact and advocates for enhanced policy and resource support.
A total of 34 higher education institutions in the United States have formed The Research University Civic Engagement Network (TRUCEN). The Network aims to advance civic engagement and engaged scholarship among research universities and to create resources and models for use across higher education. TRUCEN calls upon research university colleagues to embrace a bold vision for civic and community engagement and to work to bring that vision to life.