Going Deeper - Engaging and Sustaining Volunteers and Staff through Reflective Discussion

Author(s)

Yangyang Zong

Source

CCR

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Outcome

Civic EngagementCommunity DevelopmentLeadership DevelopmentRetention and SustainabilitySkill-Building

Description

​Yangyang Zong served as a Program Manager at the Center for Civic Reflection from 2010-2013 and is now a graduate student at Northwestern University. In her presentation, "Going Deeper - Engaging and Sustaining Volunteers and Staff through Reflective Discussion" at the 2012 Illinois Conference on Volunteer Administration, Zong explains civic reflection, talks about the benefits of the practice, and presents a case study of CCR's work with the nonprofit, Chicago Cares, to demonstrate how civic reflection can be used to connect and sustain staff and volunteers.