Throughout her career, Claire Strom has taken her responsibility to her community seriously. She has made her expertise available to a wide variety of government and community partners.
LGBTQ History Museum of Central Florida
Since early 2020, Claire Strom has served on the board of the LGBTQ History Museum of Central Florida, which is dedicated to preserving and presenting the LGBTQ history of Orlando and the wider region. http://www.floridalgbtqmuseum.org/.
More Than Bootstraps
In 2019, Claire Strom was appointed to the board of More Than Bootstraps. This New Jersey non-profit invests in peer-to-peer advising to help underprivileged, high school students succeed in transitioning to college. https://www.morethanbootstraps.org/
Rollins Foundations in the Liberal Arts
The new general education curriculum incorporates a lot of civic engagement on a course level and in larger co-curricular events. In a spring 2017 event, students and faculty packaged 10,000 meals for Feeding Children Everywhere.
Community Engagement Classes
Claire Strom has taught numerous community engagement classes on immigration. Students experience meaningful interactions with the local immigrant community and then translate their knowledge into exhibits for the College.
Fargo Historic Preservation Commission
Claire Strom served for six years as a member of the Fargo Historic Preservation Commission, including as chair. As part of her service, she co-authored walking tour of the city, Look around Downtown.
North Dakota Humanities Council
In 2008, Claire Strom was a Remele Speaker for the North Dakota Humanities Council. During the course of the spring, she gave four talks around the state, taking her scholarship to the communities.
Cass County Historical Society
As a member of the Cass County Historical Society Board, Claire Strom was project director for two exhibits on the history of Fargo.
National Endowment for the Humanities
In 2004 and 2007, Claire Strom assessed proposals for the NEH’s Landmarks of American History and Culture program.