Video of the 11/7/13 Civic Forum panel, “Invisible Strength: Connecting with Homeless Youth” featuring Robert Rowe, Executive Director, New Beginnings; Sarah Vazquez, Education Specialist, New Beginnings; Cindy Carraway-Wilson, Director of Training, Youth Catalytics; and Hoshea Muyderman, a youth representative


Video of the 10/24/13 Civic Forum lecture, “Ubuntu: An African Contribution to the Universality of Human Rights” by South African Justice Albert Sachs


Click here to watch a video interview with Manal al-Sharif by Bates College Television.

Click here to watch Manal al-Sharif’s TED talk.

Click here to watch Manal al-Sharif’s talk at the Oslo Freedom Forum.

Click here to download the current community-engaged learning shuttle schedule (fall 2013).


Click here to watch a video of the 9/11/12 Civic Forum lecture, “Will There Be an Occupy 2.0?” by Todd Gitlin.

Video of the 9/29/12 Civic Forum panel, “The Path from Activism to Leadership: Through the Alumni Lens of Engagement”:

Click here to watch a video of the 10/1/12 Civic Forum panel, “The History and Future of the Clean Water Act in Maine.”

Video of the 10/10/12 Civic Forum lecture, “Frances Perkins: New Deal Legacy and Lessons for Today” by Laura Fortman:

Click here to watch a video of the 11/14/12 Bertha May Bell Andrews Lecture, “Leading Change: Story, Strategy, Action” by Marshall Ganz.

Click here to watch an audio slideshow of Victoria Lowe ’12, a double major in dance and American cultural studies, as she discusses her Short Term experience with “Tour, Teach, Perform” and her goal of advancing arts education in the schools.

Click here to watch a video of Savoring Androscoggin County, a performative meal and the culmination of student research activities for the course “Food, Performance + Community,” taught by Professor Myron M. Beasley and supported by a Harward Center Grant for Publicly-Engaged Academic Projects.


Click here to visit the Androscoggin River Portal, created by students in ES417 during the 2011 fall semester.

General Resources

Harward Center Prezi – An interactive presentation of some of our work

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