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2019 Civic Action Academy

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University of Northern Iowa

1227 W 27th Street

Cedar Falls, IA 50614

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About the Civic Action Academy

This is a unique professional development opportunity for students interested in learning new ways of making a difference and building skills through civic and community engagement.

The event will be held November 8 and 9, 2019 at the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls. Students from across the Midwest and beyond (undergraduate and graduate) are invited to learn from professionals across sectors. Sessions will offer skill-building in civic action including philanthropy, leadership, dialogue, advocacy and more. Students will also have a chance to learn what others are doing on other campuses and network with peers.

Registration is limited to the first 200 participants. The conference costs $25 for students from member institutions, $75 for students from non-member institutions.

About the Civic Leadership Workshop (Additional fees apply)

Do you have what it takes to lead social change? Join us at this intensive session to learn more about your leadership style and gain practical skills for organizing others. Iowa Campus Compact Executive Director Emily Shields will share from her 15 years of leadership and management experience and help you build new skills and ideas for effectiveness. Attendees will have the opportunity to evaluate their leadership style and discuss ways in which that creates opportunities and conflicts. The session will also include new ideas for facilitating great meetings and discussions and attendees will have the opportunity to practice these skills. The session will also provide new tools for managing projects and programs for sustainability.

Registration is limited to the first 30 participants. This session costs an additional $25 for students from member institutions, $50 for students from non-member institutions.

About the Networking Dinner (Additional fees apply)

Join your peers attending the Civic Action Academy for a networking dinner on Friday, November 8, 2019. The networking dinner will be an unstructured, relaxed opportunity to connect with students from across Iowa and the Midwest.

Registration is limited to the first 75 participants. The dinner costs an additional $35 for students from member institutions, $70 for students from non-member institutions.



November 8, 2019

8:30-11:30 am Pre-Conference Session: Civic Leadership Intensive**

Registration is limited to the first 30 participants. This session costs an additional $25 for students from member institutions, $50 for students from non-member institutions.

12 pm to 5 pm Conference

Registration is limited to the first 200 participants. The conference costs $25 for students from member institutions, $75 for students from non-member institutions.

6 pm to 8 pm Networking Dinner**

Registration is limited to the first 75 participants. The dinner costs an additional $35 for students from member institutions, $70 for students from non-member institutions.

November 9, 2019

9 am to 2 pm Conference

Advertised Discounts

Campus Compact AmeriCorps members receive a scholarship to attend the main conference. Contact Carly Bahnsen (cbahnsen@compact.org) for more details.

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University of Northern Iowa

1227 W 27th Street

Cedar Falls, IA 50614

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