VI.N. Community Improvement Program
VI.N.1. COMMUNITY IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM PURPOSE
The purpose of the Community Improvement Program is to foster member affinity with the BSC mission statement and strategic goals, while engaging with the community-at-large.
VI.N.2. COMMUNITY IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS
1. Each member is required to attend one Community Improvement Event per academic year. Examples of events include participating in BSC Recruitment events, alumni events, engaging in political and legal advocacy and organizing with EACom, co-operating with other cooperatives, neighborhood events, and attending a BSC Board Meeting or GMM.
2. At the beginning of the Fall and Spring Contract periods:
a. Under direction of the VPEA, EACom will solicit ideas from the following stakeholders: the Recruitment Team, the Development and Alumni Relations Committee, Board Directors, and House Presidents.
b. The following activities qualify for as CI (a) Activities organized by the Recruitment Team which seek member participation (b) Activities organized by DARCom which seek member participation (c) Attendance at Board or Board committee meetings (d) Any additional activities approved by EACom which seek member participation
VI.N.3. COMMUNITY IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM PROJECTS
At the unit level, Board Directors will answer more specific questions regarding the Community Improvement Policy. Should members wish to propose a unit-level Community Improvement project, their Board Director should coordinate with the VP of External Affairs or Summer Vice President . The VPEA or SVP can assess whether a proposed project qualifies to meet the Community Improvement Policy guidelines.
VI.N.4. COMMUNITY IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM OVERSIGHT
DARCom will track members’ fulfillment of CI Commitment. A $25 fine will be assessed for failing to attend a CI Event. VPEA can grant exceptions.