Building Community Ownership to Change Everything


Introductory information from the editors

From the Editors

Andrew Lokie, Darrell Hamlin

Intro Essay

Greg Burris


Peer-reviewed, data-driven content from prominent scholars on public affairs


resources and examples for all of us


Give 5 Gives Back: Assessment of a New Civic Matchmaking Program for Older Adult

Dr. Bradley Fisher & Dr. Gloria Galanes 

Research Note

Check out the Give 5 video featuring Greg Burris, below:


Stories and lessons for applying public affairs in the community

The Importance of Missouri State University to Springfield

Clifton M. Smart, III, Ryan DeBoef, Allen D. Kunkel, H. Wes Pratt

Coming Together While Standing Apart

Cora Scott

Encouraging community ownership during the isolating days of a pandemic