The Edward Ginsberg Center for Community Service and Learning

Our blog shares emerging stories around Ginsberg's work at U-M and in the communities beyond. From profiles to match stories to announcements, you'll find a wealth of information below.

Faculty & Staff Resources for this Election Season and Beyond

This post shares highlights from the resources we have curated for faculty and staff to not only encourage voter engagement, but also to support the development of students’ habits of democracy before and after the upcoming election. Regardless of citizenship status, domestic and international students benefit from understanding how democracy works. 

Encouraging students to engage in the US democratic process is a non-partisan activity

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Welcome Week Day of Social Action!

Welcome to Michigan! Whether you’re new to campus, returning, or navigating the University virtually right now, welcome home. As you settle into campus, you’re also becoming a member of our broader community- a community that transcends the boundaries of Central, North, and South Campus. And there's no better time to get involved in civic engagement than today, Ginsberg's Day of Social Action.

Michigan Minds: Ginsberg Staff Discusses Community & Civic Engagement During COVID-19

In a new episode of Michigan Minds, Ginsberg Center staff discuss living up our mission in the face of challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic, including remote engagement for academic partners, community partners, and students. Staff explains how the Ginsberg Center adapted our work during the pandemic and share advice for other community-facing organizations on adjusting in response to current circumstances. 

"We who believe in freedom..."

...cannot rest until it comes." -- Ella's Song, Dr. Bernice Johnson Reagon

The Ginsberg Center stands in solidarity with others who continue to challenge the present realities and build an inclusive democracy with thriving, diverse communities working towards racial justice.