The purpose of this seminar is to engage students in the community through project-based learning. A goal of College Unbound and SNHU is to develop informed and responsible citizens that affect positive change in the world. This seminar is designed to give students the knowledge and tools necessary to affect change. The seminar will introduce students to the various institutions, forces and processes that contribute to community issues and resolutions. Topics covered include community economic development, sociology, government and politics, and economics and public financing. The seminar also focuses concerted effort on written communication and research methods connected to the semester project- a community project proposal. At the conclusion of the semester, the collective group of students will choose one of the projects to take on as their contribution to positive change in the community. Students (cohort) will collaborate to implement the chosen project the following TWO semesters.