Designing Civic Engagement in the Classroom – Our Experiences

How can we get young adults interested in the civic space while better preparing them for life after graduation? I helped facilitate a project at USF which attempted to address these issues. Here’s our results.

This past January, Analisa Lono and myself facilitated a semester-long program at the University of San Francisco. We helped a student team design and build a mobile app aimed to help their local community. This experiment was one of the most challenging and gratifying experiences of my life. With the program now completed, we think this idea has real potential. I wanted to share the idea behind this project, how it worked and what we learned through the process.

Continue reading “Designing Civic Engagement in the Classroom – Our Experiences”