November 17, 2022
Campus-Community Connections
A Publication of ITGA
ITGA Water Cooler Chat: Safe Ride and Safe Walk Programs
Thursday, November 17, 12:00pm (ET): Water Cooler Chat-Safe Ride and Safe Walk Programs: Join the chat moderated by Colorado State University’s Off-Campus Life and Police Department to explore, ask questions, and share knowledge about these types of programs. All are welcome and we look forward to a lively conversation. 
To register, click here.
ITGA Call for Proposals
Colorado State University and the City of Fort Collins are honored and excited to host the 2023 ITGA Conference.

We are seeking innovative proposals on topics that provide insight into the evolving nature of the work of universities, government entities, and other community partners. To see the tracks and submission details, click here.
ITGA Certificate in Town Gown Relations Level II
June 6, 9:00am-3:00pm in Fort Collins, Colorado: The ITGA Board will host a Level II Training program on the topic of diversity, equity, inclusion, accessibility (DEIA) for ITGA members attending the 2023 ITGA City & University Relations Conference. Recognizing that most of our institutions have embarked on DEIA training and initiatives, ITGA is uniquely positioned to provide examination of this topic applied through an outward facing lens. Learn more here.
Testimonials About the Value of Attending the ITGA Conference
"As a first-time conference attendee, and a new member to ITGA, I found the conference to be a wonderful blend of insightful information that is pertinent to my line of work, as well as a wonderful networking opportunity. Every attendee was so warm and welcoming. I look forward to many more conferences in my future!"

Alycia Pessoa, Public Affairs, Community and Government Relations, Providence College
National & International Headlines
Mayor Biss Talks Town-Gown Relations at Northwestern
Mayor Biss spoke about the complexities of Northwestern's economic, cultural and political relationship with the Evanston community. Biss cited the University's tax exemption as one place where tensions arise between the two institutions.
UW-Madison Offers Students Perks to Move Out of Dorms
Record-breaking freshman enrollment is bringing in more money to the university, but it's also putting pressure on University Housing. Returning students wanting to stay in dorms were offered a dining plan or a $5,000 housing stipend.
Judge Strikes Down 'Three Student' Rental Ordinance
A Superior Court judge has again struck down a Narragansett town ordinance limiting rentals to three students, dealing another blow to the town's controversial efforts to control the rental housing market.
Climate Change and Environmental Justice
Addressing climate change and environ-mental justice in urban neighborhoods of Yonkers is the latest project being tackled by the Business Council of Westchester in partnership with the Housing Authority and students at Iona University.
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