About Us

Joe Brooks
Nov 14, 2016 · 4 min read

“Community Works Journal is a resource that truly speaks to teachers with excellent, provocative ideas.”
Steve Seidel, Ed.D, Chair, Arts in Education
Project Zero Director, Harvard Graduate School of Educatio

“In seminars for education and environment funders on community and place based education, I have highlighted Community Works Journal as one of the best articulations of the work in this new field. The synthesis of arts, environment, literature and cultural heritage work in the Journal reaches out to all segments of rural and urban communities.”
David Sobel, Director of Teacher Certification
Antioch New England Graduate School

Community based learning at AUC in Cairo

“…wonderful! I found it delicious to find so many spirited educators who have a wide and deep understanding of the possibility of what education can be.”
Hope Hawkins, Project Manager
Future of Life, Wilmington, Delaware

Share Your Story
Contact us if you are involved in an educational project like the ones you read about in Community Works Journal. Our readers will greatly value your story, experience and curriculum ideas. We will help you put your story together. See our Submission Guidelines for general information on content and length. Contact us at jbrooks@cwinstitute.net or 909.480.3966 with any questions you may have.

“It is absolutely the best magazine on Sustainability and Service-Learning I have seen. I have learned so much….”
Peter DiMaio, Spanish Instructor
Octorara Area Middle School, Atglen, PA

Publication and Distribution
Community Works Journal is widely distributed to individual teachers and educational networks across North America and beyond. include K-16 and non-formal educators, along with students, administrators, program personnel, policy makers and most importantly of course, community members.

Publication of Community Works Journal is made possible, in part, through a grants but relies mainly generous donations by individuals.

Community Works Journal: Digital Magazine for Educators

place as the context, service-learning as the strategy, sustainable communities as the goal

Joe Brooks

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Founder of Community Works Institute (CWI), leader, and advocate for a community focused approach to education.

Community Works Journal: Digital Magazine for Educators

place as the context, service-learning as the strategy, sustainable communities as the goal