The Center for Civic Engagement and Public Service aims to integrate civic engagement into George Washington University’s educational work. We focus GW’s resources to meet community needs beyond the campus, promote active citizenship in a diverse democracy, and enhance teaching, learning and scholarship at GW.

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Recent News


University Service Takes Giant Leap Forward

May 19, 2014

Social entrepreneurs, academic service-learning expansion push volunteer hours past 400,000 mark.

Civic Engagement

University Celebrates Civic Engagement

April 30, 2014

Students, programs, partners recognized at annual Celebration of Service.


GW Strongly Represented at Clinton Global Initiative University

March 26, 2014

Social change leaders from all over the world, including a large contingent from GW, attended CGIU.