The Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning or MJCSL is an open-access journal focusing on research, theory, pedagogy, and other matters related to academic service-learning, campus-community partnerships, and engaged/public scholarship in higher education.

Our Mission

Widen the community of civic engagement educators, engaged scholars, and their community partners in order to expand the number of groups and individuals who experience the benefits that accrue through engaged scholarship.

Encourage research, theory, pedagogy in civic engagement, campus-community partnerships, curriculum-based and co-corricular service-learning and engaged/public scholarship.

Contribute to the growth of civic engagement and engaged/public scholarship in order to develop a civic tempter that inspires collective action to expand access and opportunity to political, economic and social power.

Honor and develop the intellectual vigor of students, staff, faculty and community partners.

Encourage interdisciplinary approaches to complex social issues.

Promote scholarly innovation that reflects and advances diversity, equity and inclusion.

Volume 28 • Issue 1 • 2022 • Winter 2022