Program Brief: Communiversity

Responsible Unit
Center for Urban and Regional Affairs (CURA)

Type of Work
Student assistantship, community assistance

Students gain valuable experience by helping a community-based non-profit organization or a government agency with a specific project. Typical projects serve diverse communities.

Geographic Scope


Assistantships are open to U of M graduate students; assistance is open to nonprofit organizations and government agencies.

Community Partners, Participants, and Clients
Nonprofit organizations and government agencies supporting diverse communities; past projects partnered with African American Relief and Development Initiative, Hope Community Inc, Minnesota AIDS Project and Penumbra Theatre Company.