UW Tacoma was borne of an engaged community, which continues to inform our orientation today. We recognize that the most successful UW Tacoma community partnerships are transformative and result in each partner achieving more together then they can alone. Within our strategic plan, we acknowledge that partnerships flourish when they are supported with infrastructure including organizational processes, communication channels, staffing, and funding.
In this first annual report, it is our intention to describe what the Office of Community Parternships has put together so far to support, build, and expand our collective community engagement activities and what we plan to do in the next few years. If this is new information for you, we hope you find it informative and energizing. If you are eager to participate, welcome! If you are one of the many UW Tacoma faculty or staff participating in community engagement, thank you! And if you are a leader in this work, we salute your vision and commitment.