About Us

Engaged citizens; Strong communities.

Our Mission

The Gephardt Institute for Civic and Community Engagement cultivates informed and actively engaged citizens.

Our Goals

  1. Catalyze civic engagement among students, staff, faculty, and alumni
  2. Foster student learning, engagement, and leadership in civic life
  3. Support faculty excellence and impact through community-engaged teaching and scholarship
  4. Serve as the university’s convener for campus and community groups in St. Louis, facilitating partnerships, dialogue, and volunteer assistance