Center for Community Studies - Goals

 

Center for Community Studies Goals

  • To engage in the proactive and deliberate exchange of information between groups and individuals working for the community good.
  • To promote active learning and encourage future leadership for Jefferson Community College faculty and students through the provision of research services to the community.
  • To conduct high-quality independent research and analysis on issues of importance to the community, as identified by the Advisory Board or as funded by external organizations.
  • To track and disseminate community indicators for knowledge-based decision-making in our region.
  • To stimulate debate and dialogue through community forums and presentations by recognized leaders on local, state and national issues of significance to the region.
  • To achieve fiscal independence for organizational sustainability.