Starting Date: 03-19-2010
Ending Date: 03-21-2010
Little Rock, Arkansas 72201
United StatesThe IMPACT Conference is historically the largest gathering in the country of socially-engaged college students who come together across issue, perspective, and approach to social change. Building on the rich 25-year tradition of the COOL Conference and the Idealist Campus Conference, IMPACT is the one time during the year when students, campus staff, year of service members, and nonprofit professionals gather together to share resources and exchange stories.
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This year, the conference is located In Little Rock, AR. Little Rock’s ideal location in the middle of the country includes a major airport located 5 miles from downtown and easy drives from major cities like Dallas, St. Louis, Memphis and Nashville. Little Rock has a great deal to share on issues of service and social justice including significant civil rights movement sites such as Central High School, the country’s only Masters of Public Service program located at the Clinton School, the close proximity to the struggling Arkansas Delta, and a state-wide initiative on environmental sustainability. This region and state have a history of working to tackle tough issues in innovative ways.
Geographical Scope: National