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  Center for the Advancement of Service Learning (CASL)
 

 

ABOUT CASL

WHAT IS CASL?

The Center for the Advancement of Service Learning (CASL) was created in 2000 as a unit of the Howard University Center for Urban Progress and the College of Arts and Sciences to promote service-learning throughout the campus. CASL is the chief liaison between the University and the Community in matters related to service-learning.

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MISSION

The mission of the Center for the Advancement of Service Learning is to develop and promote initiatives at Howard University that integrate service-learning into the university environment.

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SERVICES

The Center for the Advancement of Service Learning (CASL)
• provides technical assistance to faculty in infusing service-learning into existing courses and curricula
• sponsors workshops and seminars to train faculty and staff in the pedagogy of service-learning and to inform them about effective service-learning practices
• maintains a library of reference materials and sample syllabi for service-learning developers on campus
• supports the Service Learning Living Centers at Bethune Annex and Drew Hall to integrate service-learning into the broader university environment
• serves as a liaison between faculty and community partners, creating permanent and sustainable university community partnerships to help meet the needs of youth in the D.C. Metropolitan area
• maintains an updated website for rapid dissemination of internal and external service-learning information.

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HOW IS CASL ADMINISTRERED?

The director, Dr. Janet Griffin-Graves, supported by a Service-Learning Assistant manages the day-to-day operations of the activities of the program, including planning, implementation and evaluation. A Service-Learning Advisory Committee (SLAC) informs CASL about unmet community needs and help structure service-learning projects so that they meet these needs. Membership includes representatives of the Howard University faculty, student service organizations, and community stakeholders.

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CONTACT US

For additional information, please contact:

Janet Griffin-Graves, Ph.D.
Program Director
Howard University
1840 7th Street, NW Suite 314
Washington, DC 20001

PHONE: (202) 865-8582
FAX: (202) 232-6751
EMAIL:
jrgriffin-graves@howard.edu

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Center for Urban Progress o HU Research Building 1, 1840 Seventh Street, NW, 3rd Floor Washington, DC 20001- 3108
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