Campus & Community Civic Health Initiative Summit June 7 th , 2012. Welcome. Jen Domagal -Goldman, ADP Kristen Cambell, NCoC Kristi Tate, NCoC. Civic Engagement in Action Series 10 th Anniversary Signature Initiative Measure civic health and develop action plans that respond to findings
Campus & Community Civic Health Initiative SummitJune 7th, 2012
Jen Domagal-Goldman, ADP
Kristen Cambell, NCoC
Kristi Tate, NCoC
Civic Engagement in Action Series
10th Anniversary Signature Initiative
Measure civic health and develop action plans that respond to findings
Develop and share tools
Who is NCoC?
Explore modern citizenship
Convene, incubate, evaluate
Civic Health Initiatives
Measure “civic stocks”
Nationally and 25+ communities
Inform public policy, investments, initiatives
What is the Civic Health Index?
America’s Civic Health Index started in 2006.
Civic Indicators Working Group
Multi-faceted set of indicators
Bringing data to local communities
Where does the data come from?
Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act
Corporation for National and Community Service and the U.S. Census Bureau.
Largest and most definitive civic data set in the country
CPS Voting, Volunteer and Civic Engagement Supplements
What kinds of things are measured?
Voting and Political Action
Volunteerism and Giving
Trust and Confidence
Campus & Community Civic Health Initiative Framework
Civic health indicators as starting point
Approach civic health from perspective of the campus, broader community, and/or the intersection of the two
Opportunity to learn today about potential models and begin action plans
Who are NCoC’s CHI partners?
Higher Education Institutions
How is the data used?
Measuring community vitality and establishing benchmarks
Informing program development and strategy
Providing evidence necessary to promote engagement
Directing resources and investments
Economic Value of Civic Health
2011 Issue Brief found positive connection/correlation
All civic indicators were greater predictors of unemployment than 8 economic factors
Higher civic rate, lower unemployment growth
Lower civic rates, higher unemployment growth
Jobs, Jobs, Jobs: Exploring the Link Between Civic Engagement and Employment
2012 Annual Theme will explore further through:
Civic Data Challenge
Writing and authorship
Outreach, dissemination and action
Funding and sponsorship
Partnership models: lead partner, coalition, advisory group
ADP Sessions to Check Out
Friday, 10:30-12:00pm, Presentation with Siena College on NASCE
Friday, 10:30-12:00pm, Presentation with NCoC on Civic Health and Economic Resilience
Friday, 1:30-2:45pm, Deliberating with a Purpose
Friday, 1:30-2:45pm, Whole People, Whole Institutions
Saturday, 7:00-8:15am, CHI Breakfast with NCoC
Saturday, 10:00-11:15am, Capturing and Assessing Student Voting on Your Campus