Hello fellow community member 👋
Welcome to PLACE, we are so happy you found our site! --we can’t wait for you to discover what we have been working on.
We strive to empower students, teachers, and community members to share educational resources and partner with local organizations to create meaningful change.
The Place Project is a student-run organization, we invite you to be an ambitious student, teacher, and community leader. Currently, our website is our online guide to Partnerships for Listening and Action with Communities and Educators. Every Month we update you on community projects, activities, stories, and resources that create a positive environment for change.
What is our key focus?
To foster campus-community collaborations to address “wicked” problems through community organization, collaborative partnerships, and social action.
What is our goal?
To inspire the sharing of resources and effective communication that will enrich our community with empathy, understanding, knowledge, and empowered solutions.
What are our values?
We maintain that community is a PLACE fostered by radical hospitality and belonging. We are committed to building partnerships and a national community where decisions, priorities, and accountability are guided by
Shared Power, Shared Voices,and Transparency.
Among all participants---community, student, and academic partners we believe that shared listening must lead to shared action.
“The ache for home lives in all of us, the safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned.”
- Maya Angelou