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We are dedicated to actualizing positive change with the collaboration of communities.

Our department supports a number of initiatives that not only generates knowledge with public purpose, but directly improves lives through adult education, advocacy, and community-building.

Outreach Programs


Community and Regional Development Institute (CaRDI)

Faculty Director - John Sipple
Program Manager - Robin Blakely-Armitage
Program Manager - David Kay

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Cornell Farmworker Program (CFP)

Director - Mary Jo Dudley


LEAD New York

Executive Director - Larry Van De Valk


Rural Schools Association

Deputy Director - Gretchen Rymarchyk


Rust 2 Green Utica

""Program Director - Heidi Mouillesseaux-Kunzman

Community Learning and Service Partnership program (CLASP)

""Director - Annalisa Raymer