Impact

Building prosperous communities

The Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions is Arizona State University’s laboratory for the innovative production of public goods. We are committed to fearlessly taking on the most daunting challenges facing society and creating an impact with our multidisciplinary approach to solving problems. Whether the focus is on public safety, social welfare, public administration or community development, we bring creativity, systems-level thinking and an entrepreneurial spirit to our mission of building, sustaining and promoting dynamic, prosperous communities.

An ASU student active in the Andrew Goodman Foundation (AGF) fellows program is a new member of the board of the Students Learn Students Vote (SLSV) Coalition, a national organization dedicated to...Read more

An Arizona State University team is working to keep the state’s front-line nonprofit agencies connected during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Center for...Read more

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced every kind of institution to quickly change course, but for the School of Social Work at Arizona State University, the...Read more

The current COVID-19 pandemic highlights the critical need for the United States to develop a strong system for young people to engage in public service — much like the...Read more

Richard Berg took over managing a foundation that holds an annual summer camp in the pines for disadvantaged youth, expanding its offerings to include year-round youth programs in Phoenix....Read more

Karla Chicuate was intellectually acquainted with the morally evil practice of grooming, abducting and selling human beings for labor or...Read more

The MacArthur Foundation on Wednesday announced that two Arizona State University projects are among the highest-scoring proposals, designated as the Top 100, in its 100&Change competition for...Read more

Two women with strong ties to the Maryvale community in northwest Phoenix will serve as "community champions," working with faculty, staff and students of Arizona State University’s...Read more

Arizona State University students keep trying new ways to live up to the Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions ’ slogan #BeTheSolution...Read more

Each January for a quarter century, thousands of Americans have foregone a day of leisure on Martin Luther King Jr. Day to honor the work of the slain civil rights leader by helping others....Read more

As thousands of community members packed the parking lot of the North Phoenix Baptist Church to check out the float entries for the APS Electric Light Parade, Special Event Management students...Read more

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