The Edward Ginsberg Center for Community Service and Learning

Ginsberg Is...C.J. Mayer

Working with Ginsberg has taught me a lot. The team has allowed me to work on issues of interest to me and learn skills that I didn’t get in the classroom. This tangible work has complimented my classroom learning and helped me become a better community organizer.

Ginsberg Is...Seanna Leath

Ginsberg is a “brave space” – a space for group learning and collaboration around a range of social justice issues and initiatives (Arao & Clemens, 2008). A space that is dedicated to pushing us beyond our comfort zone to make us better…better scholars…better community partners…better people. I am co-creating a skills-based curriculum on diversity, equity, and inclusion with a group of phenomenal and thoughtful women of color who bring their unique experiences and expertise to the table, and I am consistently blown away.

Seanna Latham

The Ford Motor Company Fund and U-M Ginsberg Center Partner for Intern and Community Support

Internships are a crucial component of a college student’s experience that provide opportunities to apply classroom learning in the real world. More internships than not go unpaid, making it hard for many students to participate, and putting those that don’t pursue internships at a disadvantage over many of their peers when it comes time to find their first job out of college.

One of Ginsberg's Ford Fellows works with a student in Detroit

Ginsberg Is...Emily Sabo

Ginsberg Graduate Academic Liaison Emily Sabo explains how she's using our principle of following community-identified priorities to inform and drive her PhD work in Linguistics.

Community Engagement: Collaborating for Change

The Ginsberg Center's Massive Open Online Course is a comprehensive introduction to public engagement work, developed thanks to a grant from the Provost’s Office. Community Engagement: Collaborating for Change provides resources for learners to better understand community engagement, and how they may more effectively engage in their practice. The course comprises five individual modules, all determined based on input from faculty, staff, students, and community partners. Each module contains a variety of content, including videos, activities, reflections, and knowledge checks.


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