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Community Engagement


Learn something new at a Community Engagement Forum!
Forums are free and open to the public, and themes vary.


Community Engagement Fellows: State-of-the-Art

Join us in Xwotquem/Bellingham, WA on

May 10-12, 2023 for Community Engagement Fellows: State-of-the-Art, an opportunity to learn how you might expand your organization’s role as a systems convener. 


Place Matters Gatherings

Engage with members of the broader community who care about place-based learning at these social gatherings.

Place Matters Nov 2022

Community Engagement Fellows: Africa

Share community experiences and learn from fellow leaders from different African countries. 


Engaging Places Tours

Discover, acknowledge, and honor the stories of place and community.

A photos of a salish sea map

Students in Community 

The Students in Community program provides a required link from the Center for Community Learning to the community partners through a co-created
Work-Study program.

Online Design Clinics

Contribute your wisdom to help people move forward with challenges in their community-based work.



Venture to our place-based retreats. These are gatherings that bring together an even wider array of people for shared learning and partnership-building. To date, they have ranged in length from a half-day to three days.

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