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Business Communication & Community Engagement
The resources on this page will be helpful for BUS 301 students researching community engagement, diversity and inclusion, and the Anchor Learning Network for their group research projects.
Anchor Learning Network
Partnership between the Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities and The Democracy Collaborative to work with higher education institutions to advance the long-term social, economic, and physical health of their campuses and communities.
Engagement Scholarship Consortium
A non-profit educational organization that works with higher education institutions to build strong university-community partnerships.
Here are potential community engagement projects and community partners UofL could pursue:
- Host on-campus events or sponsor off-campus events featuring local Black-owned businesses
- Buy produce from local Black farmers
- Invite local Black-owned food trucks to campus events
- Hire Black contractors and construction companies for campus construction projects
Directories of local Black-owned businesses:
University of Louisville
Office of Community Engagement
Pay special attention to the Signature Partnership Initiative and its programmatic objectives, especially the focus on Economic Development.
UofL Sustainability - Community Engagement
Discusses Anchor Learning Network and shares examples of community engagement partnerships.
Office of Diversity & Equity
Provides information and resources about diversity and equity initiatives at UofL, including academic departments and campus centers.
Cardinal Anti-Racism Agenda
Discusses President Bendapudi's Cardinal Anti-Racism Agenda, including commitments by the university, conversations happening, and progress being made.