The second part of Higher Education Tri Dharma (Three Duties) is community outreach, which should be performed by all academic staffs in accordance to their discipline or in cooperation with others of different disciplines. Community outreach program should be conducted at least every semester by emphasizing the outcome of the service. The proposed topics for community service concern current local, national or global issues that the public are facing. Currently the community is in need of guidance in order to enforce the law, implement legal rules, and disseminate legal rules that can solve existing problems in the society. The community outreach program can be conducted by all academic community of Faculty of Law, Universitas Airlangga by directly going to the community in concern, helping them through knowledge and soft skills. To facilitate the implementation of community outreach program, the Faculty of Law, Universitas Airlangga through UP4I, allocates funds and establishes guidelines for writing proposals and reports.
II. CRITERIA FOR COMMUNITY OUTREACH PROGRAM
- The proposed topics for community outreach program follow current local, national, or global issues existing in the community.
- Locations for community outreach program are in East Java or outside East Java.
- The community outreach program must be conducted by the proposing academic staffs and all members listed in the proposal.
III. ACTIVITIES OF COMMUNITY OUTREACH PROGRAM
The 2017 Community Outreach Program includes the following activities:
- Counseling Community Outreach Program
In this type of community outreach program, the team of lecturers provide counseling for institution or community related to the issue or problem. The main purposes of this community outreach program are to disseminate information, increase legal awareness of the community, and build cooperation in solving problems found in the community.
- Assistance Community Outreach Program
Assistance community outreach program is intended not only to provide counseling, but also to get the team involved in solving problems found in the community. The assistance team sets the benchmark of assistance success relevant to the problem being solved, so that the condition prior to and after the assistance can be evaluated.
IV. COOPERATION WITH A COMMUNITY GROUP OR ORGANIZATION
Community outreach program is better conducted in cooperation with an agency or organization in the community such as local government, community institution, community group, or other NGOs.