About Our Center

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


Alternative Break Student Participants Put Spring Break to Good Use from New Orleans to Ecuador

April 14, 2015

With Alternative Breaks program, GW students serve in 11 national and international communities.


MLK Day Means Service for Many GW Students

February 03, 2015

Today’s great turnout demonstrates the continuing power of Dr. King’s leadership and reflects the very best of GW.


University to Honor King’s Legacy During Annual Day of Service

January 14, 2015

New workshops, mobile service projects on campus planned for MLK Jr. Day volunteer event.