The Office of Community Engagement offers resources to community agencies interested in becoming partners with CSULA. Available resources include:
- Forms used to register with CSULA as a community partner.
- Listing of all courses offering service-learning sections
- Partners FAQabout community engagement
- Listing of community partners associated with past courses
- Susan Abravanel, "Building Community through service learning: the role of the community partner"
To find out about becoming a community partner, contact the Office of Community Engagement at (323) 343-5815, or the EPIC (Educational Participation in Communities) Office at (323) 343-3380.
Featured Community Partners
East Los Angeles Women's Center
Over thirty years ago, the East Los Angeles Women's Center introduced the first Spanish language 24-hour crisis hotline to survivors of sexual assault in Southern California. Today, its services include Certified Volunteer Crisis Hotline Training, Sexual Assault Hospital Accompaniment and Advocacy, Domestic Violence Community Awareness Presentations, Promotora AIDS Training and HIV/AIDS Prevention Education Outreach and Hotline Services.
East Los Angeles Women's Center,
one of CSULA's Community Partners
All community-based program services are provided by certified bilingual professional staff and trained volunteers. Through service-learning and other community engagement initiatives Cal State LA has been a proud partner with the East Los Angeles Women's Center.
From the Green Alleys website (http://sites.google.com/site/greenalleys/Home)
"We envision a network of alleys to meet several needs in the community around Thomas Jefferson High School in South Los Angeles that include:
- Enhance the local environment for pedestrians, bicyclists, andskaters of all ages
- Provide green and open space for education and leisure
- Invest in youth-oriented urban policy solutions
- Address health issues and increase access to healthy activities
- Link LAUSD, CSULA (and many other schools), the city of LA, and other organizations to provide coordinated services that result in higher outcomes in
- student achievement and quality of life issues"