As we launch a new academic school year, I realize we are already half way through 2013. At my age, time seems to be flying. I worry we aren’t working fast enough or smart enough at the National Forum to address our goals. One way I try to assess how we are doing is looking [...]

We would like to extend our deepest appreciation to our funders, and their continued generosity and support of our work. Below is a list of our previous funders. For more information on specific funded projects, please visit our Funded Projects page. To view our current funders, visit the Current Funding Partners page. Previous Funders American College Personnel Association [...]

By Kyle Southern As the baby boom generation moves into retirement, immigrants and their children will account for the entirety of U.S. labor force growth between 2010 and 2030.  A recent report by the Community College Consortium for Immigrant Education (CCCIE) cites this finding of the Migration Policy Institute to highlight the importance of improved [...]

http://www.ur.umich.edu/update/archives/120419/hope By Katie Lund Graham Sustainability Institute The Graham Sustainability Institute has selected six faculty-led research projects to join with Focus: HOPE, a nationally recognized civil and human rights organization, on a Detroit community development initiative. The university-funded projects will incorporate social, economic and environmental strategies to help develop a comprehensive plan for advancing the [...]

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Community Change and Partnership Higher education serves the public good in many forms, but perhaps most important for universities is work with the communities in their own backyard. In this section we present our work with community members along with faculty, students, and administrators throughout the University of Michigan doing work to support community growth [...]

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Are you a Legendary Musician doing exciting new things? Drop us a quick line and let us know what you’re up to; we just might feature you in a future blog post! Many students are drawn to the National Forum by the sense of community that is shared among members.  Though we do not have [...]

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Here you can find various information about our funded projects.