In March 2019, Professor Ellen Cushman was elected Chair of the Coalition for Community Writing (CCW). CCW is an international organization of scholars, writers, educators, students, activists, and community organizers, which provides resources, consultation, and partnership to its members in order to foster successful community writing initiatives. Professor Cushman has been on the board since the Coalition first grew out of the Conference on Community Writing, the same conference where she was awarded the Distinguished Engaged Scholar in Community Writing Award in 2017. As Chair, Professor Cushman will work closely with members and the Board of Directors to promote, fundraise, and develop the coalition.
Contributed by Melissa Daigle.