Empathy, Community, and Youth:A Critical Intersection for Research and Practice March 21, 11am – 12:30pm Central Time In this webinar, Mark Brennan (Penn State) and Pat Dolan (National University of Ireland, Galway) bring together diverse scholarly literature around empathy,civic engagement, community wellbeing, and the vital role of youth as community development players.
Nominations are now open for five seats on the CDS Board of Directors. The deadline for nominations is March 31 at 11:59PM Pacific Time. You may self-nominate or nominate a colleague through the link below. Have additional questions about a position before you self-nominate? Email secretary@CDSociety.org.
The many working groups are busy preparing for July 17-20, 2022 CDS virtual conference, and are always looking for more bright minds and helpful hands. One of these, the Awards working group, chaired by Huston Gibson, will be announcing nominations next month. Take a look at the many awards opportunities, and start thinking about who you […]
We continue to make improvements to the website including issues encountered in the membership registration and renewal system — thank you for bearing with us! Meanwhile, we have engaged a new web developer to build a new and improved website in the WordPress platform. Look for an announcement in a few months when it is ready […]
Our field of community development continues to expand. We’ve seen the emergence of over a hundred U.S. and Canadian university degree programs with community development majors, minors, or certificates. There have been similar degree programs launched across the globe along with new community development thrusts in government, nonprofits, and socially conscious enterprises. I’m delighted that CDS […]