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

Owl Statue on Campus

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.

Community members at job fair

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: Integrate, coordinate, and improve campus safety efforts and establish a parents’ roundtable.
  • K-12 Partnerships and Pathways: Collaborate with community partners to enhance and support education for neighborhood students, creating new pathways to higher education. 

  • Employer Partnerships: Evaluate and increase partnerships with employers to provide optimal applied and experiential learning opportunities and career paths for students.
  • Athletics Engagement: Increase student, faculty, staff, and community engagement with athletics through events and fan attendance at athletic competitions.

Measuring Our Impact