This Civic Moment:
COVID-19 Response and Resources

Letter from Our Director:
Our Fractured Democracy and Our Civic Responsibility

Vote in Upcoming Missouri Primary Election: August 4, 2020

Welcome to the Gephardt Institute

We foster a vibrant culture of civic engagement throughout  Washington University with a vision of civic health in St. Louis and around the world.

About the Institute

Educating Students for Lifelong Engaged Citizenship

We inspire WashU students to actively engage in addressing social challenges. This arc of engagement begins with the first-year experience and continues beyond graduation.

Cultivating Campus and Community Partnerships

We catalyze campus and community partnerships that respond to community needs and priorities. We focus on trust, collaboration, and shared goals. 

Infusing Civic Engagement Throughout WashU

We advance WashU’s mission by supporting civic learning, leadership, and impact that reaches students, faculty, staff, alumni, community partners, and supporters.

Ready to Get Involved?

 

Intern with The Reflect Organization

The Reflect Organization (Reflect) seeks an educated and engaged Volunteer Intern who is passionate about supporting college students’ mental wellness. The Volunteer Intern should live and breathe Reflect’s values of authenticity, allyship, self-love, and student empowerment. They should be an ambassador of Reflect’s message. The Volunteer Intern role is a 40-hour/week, unpaid volunteer position that […]

Join Action St. Louis Team and Promote Medicaid Expansion

Action St. Louis is hiring Phone Bankers and Canvassers to promote Medicaid expansion before the August election. Canvassers will work full-time through August 4, 2020 and receive $15 per hour. Work days are Tuesday-Thursday and Saturday-Sunday. Send your resume to info@actionstl.org by July 7. Canvassers will be hired no later than July 11.