Facing Communities

The Facing Project model has been used in over 100 communities across the country.

Check out the different topics, communities, and stories below.

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Community Activism/Voice

  • Chicago School of Professional Psychology (Chicago, Illinois), Facing Two Chicagos
  • Cornell College (Mt. Vernon, Iowa), Facing Free Speech
  • International Project: Facing Social Justice in Sports
  • Lindsey Wilson College (Adair County, Kentucky), Facing Social Disruption: A Facing Project (Rural)
  • University of Chicago (Chicago, Illinois), Being Neighbors: A Facing Project (Town/Gown)
  • University of Dayton (Dayton, Ohio), Facing Community Change
  • University of Northern Iowa (Waterloo, Iowa), Facing Community Belonging and Citizenship
  • University of North Carolina-Wilmington (Navassa, North Carolina), Facing Community Change
  • University of Northern Colorado (Greeley, Colorado),  Facing Change: Reflections on Civic Health & Social Trust
  • University of Colorado Boulder (Boulder, Colorado), Facing Home
  • University of Colorado Denver (Denver, Colorado),  Facing Gentrification & the Legal Cannabis Industry

Gun Violence

Higher Education/Life After High School

High School


  • Fort Wayne, Indiana, Facing HomelessnessFEATURED ON NPR!
  • Brenau University (Gainesville, Georgia), Facing Homelessness
  • Saint Mary’s College (South Bend, Indiana), Facing Homelessness
  • University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, Western Technical College, & Viterbo University (La Crosse, Wisconsin), Facing Homelessness


  • University of North Carolina-Asheville (Asheville, North Carolina), Facing Affordable Housing


  • Ball State University (Muncie, Indiana), Facing Cancer
  • Winston-Salem State University (Forsyth County, North Carolina), Facing Health Disparities




  • Marymount University (Arlington, Virginia), Facing Female Ex-Offender Re-Entry
  • Northern Illinois University (DeKalb, Illinois), Facing Incarceration 
  • Purdue University North West (Michigan City, Indiana), Facing Incarceration
  • University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire (Eau Claire, Wisconsin), Facing Incarceration


  • Indiana University South Bend (South Bend, Indiana), Facing Inclusion in the Workplace
  • Muncie OUTreach (Muncie, Indiana), Facing LGBTQ+ Pride
  • Wittenberg University (Springfield, Ohio), Facing Intolerance

Mental Health


  • Muncie, Indiana, Facing Poverty
  • Georgia Highlands College & Berry College (Rome, Georgia), Facing Hope
  • McPherson County, Kansas, Facing Poverty
  • Kansas State University (Manhattan, Kansas), Facing Hunger
  • Missouri State University (Springfield, Missouri), Facing Poverty
  • Tarrant County College (Fort Worth, Texas), Facing Socio-Economic Inequality


  • Illinois Institute of Technology (Chicago, Bronzeville Neighborhood, Illinois), Facing Stereotypes
  • Muncie, Indiana, Facing Racism
  • University of Missouri-St. Louis (Ferguson, Missouri), Facing Trauma, Youth Resilience, and Healing

Sexual Violence


  • Kentucky Wesleyan College (Owensboro, Kentucky), Facing Faces–Stories of Veterans: A Facing Project