Community Engagement

Accelerated commitment to impactful civic and community engagement

We will connect and partner with our local, national and global communities to build bridges and support well-being.

Highlighted Initiatives

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Violence Prevention

Advance Temple’s role in violence reduction work and research, coordinate with community and government partners to develop new efforts and serve as a model for public-private partnership, and identify other initiatives arising out of the work of the violence reduction task force.

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Community Gateway

Coordinate Temple’s vast array of community engagement and outreach efforts and effectively connect North Philadelphia neighbors with resources, services and programs.

Additional Strategic Initiatives

  • Campus Safety Evaluation: Integrate, coordinate, and improve campus safety efforts and establish a parents’ roundtable.
  • Athletics Engagement: Increase student, faculty, staff, and community engagement with athletics through events and fan attendance at athletic competitions.
  • Temple Health Regional Expansion: Expand health care offerings regionally to increase access and deepen our commitment to health and wellness in every community we serve. Recent additions to Temple Health include Chestnut Hill Hospital and Women & Families campus.

Measuring Our Impact