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Civic Action Academy

November 10 @ 1:00 pm - November 11 @ 4:00 pm

The 2023 Civic Action Academy will be held on November 10-11 in Grinnell, IA at Grinnell College. This professional development opportunity will bring students from Iowa and Minnesota together to learn new ways of making a difference and building skills through civic and community engagement. Sessions will offer skill-building in civic action including philanthropy, leadership, dialogue, advocacy, and more. Students will also have a chance to learn what others are doing on other campuses and network with peers.

This year will include special sessions and topics for campus staff and faculty with some great speakers, all of which will be announced in the summer.

Event registration is $20/student for IAMNCC member campuses. Those from non-member campuses can register for $80/student. Hotel information will be available in the fall.

Tentative schedule:

Friday, November 10

    • 1 – 4 pm – *extra cost* Student Leadership Retreat Pre-Conference (open to any students interested) with Shannon Stober (Jump Start Training & Development)
    • 4 – 6 pm – opening session & keynote

Saturday, November 11

      • 9 am – 4 pm – conference sessions & closing keynote

Questions can be directed to Monique at mellefson@compact.org.


November 10 @ 1:00 pm
November 11 @ 4:00 pm


Grinnell College
1115 8th Ave
Grinnell, IA 50112 United States
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Iowa & Minnesota Campus Compact
Grinnell College