Innovations in Civic Participation

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Innovations in Civic Participation (ICP) "envisions a world where young people in every nation are actively engaged in improving their lives and their communities through civic participation. ICP promotes civic participation as a strategy to address important issues around the world and supports the development of service as an emerging social institution.

"ICP was founded as a non-profit organization in 2001 and works around the world to strengthen and develop policies and programs that focus on applying service as a solution to a wide range of social issues. ICP has worked with numerous universities, NGOs, national and local governments, and multilateral organizations in over twenty countries on six continents." [1]


Accessed July 2007: [2]

  • Patricia Wasley, Chair - Dean of the School of Education, University of Washington
  • Elisabeth Hoodless, DBE, Vice Chair - Executive Director of Community Service Volunteers, London, England
  • Susan Stroud, Secretary - Executive Director, Innovations in Civic Participation, Washington, DC
  • Peter Edelman, Treasurer - Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, DC
  • Michael Lipsky - Senior Program Director, State Governance for the Future, Demos: A Network for Ideas and Action, New York, NY
  • Roger Nozaki - Associate Dean of the College and Director of the Howard R. Swearer Center for Public Service, Brown University



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  1. Our Mission and Values, Innovations in Civic Participation, accessed July 31, 2007.
  2. Our Board of Directors, Innovations in Civic Participation, accessed July 31, 2007.