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The ASU Social Embeddedness Network is a collective of nearly 1000 community-engaged faculty and staff from across ASU's academic and administrative units that are interested in exchanging best practices for forming effective community partnerships with community organizations and advancing ASU's mission to be socially embedded. 

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Sign up for the SENewsletter

Sign up to receive monthly information about upcoming conferences, awards, funding opportunities and journal solicitations for community-engaged scholars. Want to share an opportunity? Email newsletter content to Christina.Ngo@asu.edu.

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Join our Slack workspace

Connect with your community-engaged colleagues year-round


Search the database

Search socially embeddedness initiatives by ASU unit, location, partner organization or community need. 


Attend the annual conference
This conference convenes community-engaged faculty and staff from a variety of disciplines and units throughout ASU to build connections and share strategies and best practices for advancing ASU as a socially embedded institution.



Democratically Engaged Assessment: Reimagining the Purposes and Practices of Assessment in Community Engagement : A white paper by Imagining America's Assessing Practices of Public Scholarship Research Group (Dr. Stefani Etheridge Woodson, Director of the Design and the Arts Corps & Professor in ASU Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts)