• HRCCE's Facebook page is a great way to find out the latest about what's going on with our organization, as well as hearing about civic engagement efforts and techniques elsewhere.
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    HRCCE Chairman Chris Bonney has prepared a civic engagement guide in PDFPDFIcon form which maps out a relatively simple path for the average person to become an engaged citizen.
  • ResourceGuideImageLooking for more? This great guide from the National Coalition for Dialogue & Deliberation (NCDD) can provide a meaningful starting point.
  • HRCCE has accumulated many excellent resources for those interested in learning about or pursuing civic engagement. Check out our library:

An Article About HRCCE


Want to know what the Hampton Roads Center for Civic Engagement is all about?


This great article by Mike Knepler has the answers!

O'Neill Article


This article by HRCCE Program Fellow Mike Knepler is reprinted under "Fair Use" from the Winter 2014 issue of Monarch Magazine, Old Dominion University's quarterly magazine for alumni. You can download the entire magazine as a PDF by clicking HERE.

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We Are Passionate About Community

and committed to:

• Expanding meaningful engagement opportunities between the region's citizens and institutions;

• Providing state-of-the-art citizen engagement services, products and opportunities;

• Providing impartial support and consultation regarding citizen engagement issues;

• Aligning with existing or creating new partnership opportunities that best serve our vision;

• Maintaining a management system that allows all within the system to excel;

• Developing physical, human and fiscal resources in ways that best serve the Center's vision and purposes.

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The Batten Surveys

A regional "civic capital" assessment
The surveys attempt to assess the civic capital of the region. This “capital” is the means necessary for citizens to work together to define and shape the region’s quality of life.
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A Practical Guide

to Civic Engagement
HRCCE Chairman Chris Bonney has prepared a new guide in PDF form which provides a relatively simple path for the average person to become an engaged citizen.

Our Services Brochure

Find Out How To Get Involved
This brochure gives you an idea of the range of services we are in a position to provide to your organization or project. It's in PDF form.

Meet our staff

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Richard Goll Executive Director
T Solomon
Todd Solomon Program Director

The Hampton Roads Center for Civic Engagement works with a broad array of professionals and students to provide the insight and services we offer.

Our Board of Directors is populated by seasoned experts from a wide range of backgrounds, including local government, academia and community-based services.

In addition, HRCCE works with several highly-experienced individuals, designated as program fellows, who provide professional services on a per-project or freelance basis.

HRCCE also has an internship program to identify and mentor future leaders engaged in higher learning.

All of these diverse talents are managed and guided by our professional staff - consiting of our Executive Director, Richard Goll, and our Rrogram Director, Todd Solomon.

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Hampton Roads Center for Civic Engagement
50 W. Queens Way
Suite 100
Hampton, VA 23669

Phone: 757-251-2299

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