Office of Civic Engagement

Current Partnerships

For a description of regional partnerships, use North State Roots in the search bar of Collaboratory to find all of the community-engaged projects that connect with our north state region.

Featured Partnership: Rural Access to Health Information: Training Community Health Navigators in Northern California to Expand Access to Virtual Health Information Tools. Learn more about this partnership between Chico State and First 5 Tehama in this video(opens in new window).

Formal partnerships that have resulted from the work of this group include:

Regional initiatives engaged in partnerships with CSU Chico include, but are not limited to:

North State Together(opens in new window) is a regional network of cross-sector partners who have come together to strengthen educational outcomes to increase community vitality by increasing educational access and success in the North State through local solutions within a regional support framework. 

North State Together is the lead agency representing the North State California Economic Recovery Fund region and awardee of the Regional K-16 Education Collaboratives Grant Program. This $18.13 Million award will enable North State Together to expand the scope of its collective impact work across our entire North State region, adding Lassen, Butte, Sierra, Plumas, and Glenn counties to its original 5-county network and strengthening partnerships with the College of the Siskiyous, Butte-Glenn Community College District, Feather River College, California State University, Chico and the University of California, Davis. 

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Campus faculty and staff and regional partners collaborate on new partnership ideas at the Building Partnerships in the North State event in March of 2023.

Examples of other campus degree programs or centers involved in programming specifically to rural counties in the region include:

Geographical Information Center

College of Agriculture Agribusiness Institute(opens in new window)

Center for Healthy Communities

Center for Economic Development(opens in new window)

School of Business in Redding(opens in new window)

School of Social Work Distributed Learning Program

Rural Northern California Clinical Simulation Center

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