Collaborative Constructions: Constituency, Power, and Engagement

  • Gary D. Rodwell Coppin State University
Keywords: Higher Education, Collaborations, Community Partnerships, Community Engagement


This paper explores efforts of the Coppin Heights Community Development Corporation (CHCDC) to: (1) increase the commitment to community engagement at Coppin State University, an HBCU situated in the heart of one of Baltimore's most challenged communities; and, (2) increase the community's capacity to engage the university, and other institutions, concerning the development and implementation of the Greater Rosemont and Mondawmin Area master plan (the GRAMA Plan).