K-12 and Youth Initiatives

July 8, 2015: Ryadah Heiskell WashU alumni, lead a workshop at College Bound in St. Louis Missouri. (Photo: Danny Reise/WUSTL Photos)

Discover ways to deepen your engagement in K-12 and youth-related initiatives through the Gephardt Institute. These opportunities engage students who care about education and youth-related issues to connect with community and school organizations, in hopes of transforming the lives of St. Louis youth.


Join over 100 students making a weekly commitment to tutor local youth.

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Participate in enrichment experiences that cultivate leadership, curiosity and character for girls.

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Assist in the magic of on-campus field trip experiences for local schools in the St. Louis area.

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Search the student group directory to find student organizations dedicated to tutoring, mentoring and youth development.

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Assistance Available to WashU students

If you have any questions feel to reach out to the Assistant Director for Student Engagement and Service, Cara Johnson.