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Raise Your Voice

A Student Guide to Making Positive Social Change

July 2006
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  • Publisher
    Campus Compact
  • Published
    13th July 2006
  • ISBN 9780972939461
  • Language English
  • Pages 148 pp.
  • Size 8.5" x 11"

This hands-on guide speaks directly to student leaders seeking to improve the effectiveness of their engaged work while enhancing their academic and civic learning. Based on three years of activity in Campus Compact's hugely successful Raise Your Voice civic action campaign, which mobilized hundreds of thousands of students across the country, this book is full of targeted strategies, tools, and activities for organizing change on campus. From holding civic dialogues to meeting with elected officials, from mapping assets and allies on campus to organizing alternative breaks, this book offers tips and step-by-step advice — from students, for students — for getting the most out of campus activity.

About the Editors


Chapter 1: Lessons Learned on the Road to Student Civic Engagement

Chapter 2: Community Mapping on Campus

Chapter 3: Civic Dialogues

Chapter 4: Connecting Service and Political Engagement


Richard E. Cone

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Abby Kiesa

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Nicholas V. Longo

Nicholas V. Longo is professor of Global Studies and Public and Community Service Studies at Providence College. Nick is author of Why Community Matters: Connecting Education with Civic Life (SUNY Press), co-editor of From Command to Community: A New Approach to Leadership Education in Colleges and Universities (Tufts University Press), and co-editor of Creating Space for Democracy: A Primer on Dialogue and Deliberation in Higher Education (Stylus, 2019).

Nick lives in Providence, Rhode Island, with his wife, Aleida. Together, they have a great passion for educating the next generation of democratic citizens, starting with their children, Maya and Noah.