Washington University students, faculty, and alumni/ae will have opportunities to demonstrate active citizenship, advocate for social justice, and engage authentically with communities—locally, nationally, and internationally—based on principles of partnership, sustainability, inclusion, and impact.
The Gephardt Institute for Public Service promotes lifelong civic engagement and sustained community impact through educationally-based service initiatives at Washington University in St. Louis.
Goal I: Serve as the Campus-Wide Nexus for Civic Engagement and Service
Goal II: Advance Community-Based Teaching and Learning
Goal III: Promote Global Service and Cross-Cultural Learning
Goal IV: Foster Student Impact and Leadership through Co-Curricular Service
Goal V: Support Civic Life and Pursuit of Public Service Careers
Goal VI: Engage Alumni in Civic Action