Dr. Judith Owens-Manley, Director of the Center for Community Engagement & Learning and Social Work faculty, presented at the 2012 Community Leadership Workshop Series sponsored byNeighborWorks® Anchorage. On April 21, 2012, Dr. Owens-Manley led a discussion on "Community Engagement," accompanied by a powerpoint presentation. The presentation included how UAA students and faculty engage with the community and the opportunities for grassroots community groups to engage with the university.
This series of four workshops were free and open to all Anchorage residents and community members. Topics included Community Issues, Community Vision, Community Engagement, and Community Action.
NeighborWorks® Anchorage focuses on affordable rental housing, home ownership/rehabilitation, and community engagement and resident services. The organization is dedicated to improving the quality of life for families and individuals by preserving homes, creating new housing opportunities and strengthening neighborhoods.