2008

FEBRUARY

7-8:  Service-Learning and Civic Engagement Conference, Central Michigan University in Mt. Pleasant, MI        Description: Over 300 faculty, staff, and administrators from higher education and K-12 institutions across the Midwest will join together to share ideas, best practices, and explore challenges related to the successful development and implementation of service-learning.

12:  Friends of National Service Awards Reception, Washington, DC

13:  Voices for National Service Annual Steering Committee Meeting, Washington, DC

22-24:  Corps Network Forum, Washington, DC

22-24:  West Virginia Student Service & Civic Engagement Conference, Morgantown, WV

26-29:  New Profit’s Gathering of Leaders, Florida

MARCH                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
7-9:  IMPACT: National Student Conference on Service, Advocacy, and Social Action, Northeastern University, Boston, MA                                                                                                                                                                                                 Description: (Formerly COOL Conference) Join thousands of students, faculty, campus administrators, non-profit professionals, and community leaders   Three days of inspirational speakers, workshops, networking, exchanges, resource fairs, and community building   The conference serves as a platform and resource for enhancing and expanding student involvement in community service, service-learning, advocacy, political participation, and other forms of social action and civic engagement.

10-14:  National League of Cities Congressional City Conference, Washington, DC                                                                  
Description: The Congressional City Conference is NLC's annual legislative conference designed to inform local officials about federal priorities affecting cities and towns and initiate NLC's grassroots advocacy work with the current Congress and administration.

13-15:  Gulf-South Summit on Service-Learning and Civic Engagement through Higher Education, Nashville, TN Description: Service-learning, community engagement, civic responsibility and democratic renewal are key themes for higher education, K-12, and community agencies.  The Gulf South Summit brings together national speakers and over 350 practitioners for dialogue on these themes and provides a forum for best practices, sharing of research, and development of a professional network of practitioners in all aspects of service-learning.  Faculty, staff, students, community leaders, and community partners are invited to participate in the Summit.

14-16:  Clinton Global Initiative University, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA

17-18:  Institute on Public Service Careers (for program staff), Oakland, CA

APRIL                                                                                                                                                                                                              
2-3:  Project Pericles Conference, New York, NY

7-8:  National Campus Compact Board of Directors Meeting, Washington, DC

9-12:  The 19th Annual National Service-Learning Conference: Youth for a Change, Minneapolis, MN                   Description: The largest gathering of youths and practitioners from the service-learning movement.  Keynote speeches from Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Pedro Noguera, and Ronald Tschetter; 3,000 participants from 50 states and 19 countries; more than 200 workshops; more than 900 youth attendees; showcase of service-learning projects.

17-19:  Western Region Campus Compact Consortium’s Continuums of Service Conference, Portland, OR

21-22:  Forging New Links, Columbus, OH   

22:  National Summit on the US Public Service Academy, Washington, DC

24-26:  National Conference of State Legislators Spring Forum, Washington, DC

MAY                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  11-18:  National AmeriCorps Week

JUNE                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
Campus Compact Network Meeting, New England location, TBD

Cyzygy: City Year’s Annual Conference of Idealism

1-3:  National Conference on Volunteering and Service, Atlanta, GA

1-4:  Nonprofit Congress 2008, Washington, DC

4-7:  Bonner Scholars Leadership Conference, Allegheny College, PA

12-14:  American Democracy Project Conference, Snowbird, UT

20-24:  US Conference of Mayors Annual Meeting, Miami, FL

JULY 

9-11:  Public Service Academy Youth Conference, Washington, DC

11-14:  National Governors Association 100th Summer Meeting, Philadelphia, PA

20-27:  National Conference of State Legislatures, New Orleans, LA

SEPTEMBER                                                                                                                                                                                                  
16:  AmeriCorps Alumni Reception, Washington, DC

11-12: National Service Summit, New York, NY

17: National Service Hill Day, Washington, DC

27: National Day of Action for all National Service Supporters

OCTOBER                                                                                                                                                                                          

6-7:  National Campus Compact Board of Directors Meeting, Elon, NC

25-28:  8th Annual International Conference on Service-Learning Research, New Orleans, LA

30-11/2:  National Mentoring Conference, Baltimore, MD

2009

APRIL                                                                                                                                                                                                                   

9:  Kennedy Service America Act of 2009 became Law