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


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.

Alt Breaks Detroit

Colonials Serve Communities in Need

March 18, 2014

GW volunteers rebuild, explore, and empower on Alternative Spring Break trips.

GW Alt Breaks

Colonials Get to Work During Spring Break

March 05, 2014

GW community will amass 8,800 volunteer hours during service trips.