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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.
Almost 30% of third grade children do not pass standardized reading tests in DC. As adults, 36 % of DC residents function at the lowest level of literacy, functional illiteracy.
The Neighbors Project strives to connect those in the GW Community with over 30 different nonprofit organizations.
Jumpstart is a national AmeriCorps program that trains and places college students in teams to serve preschools in low-income neighborhoods for an academic year.
The Civic House Academic Residential Community (ARC) is a highly-selective first-year program for students interested in becoming active citizens engaged in their communities. The three core value
If you are a prospective participant, we encourage you to look through information for each trip to learn more about the program. In just a week you can make an impact in another community and mee
April 29, 2013
George Washington University honored students, campus organizations, staff and faculty for their commitment to enhancing the university community at the Excellence in Student Life Awards on Thursda
April 10, 2013
George Washington students will host an evening of university dance, a cappella and arts groups performances to help the victims of Hurricane Sandy.