The Gephardt Institute is advancing a bold vision to enhance a civic culture at Washington University, and the Civic Engagement Fund is a critical tool that supports members of the WashU campus community who seek to strengthen the social fabric of our communities. In the 2015-16 academic year, the fund awarded more than $75,000 to […]
Proyecto Azteca is a non-profit self-help construction company located in San Juan, TX and serves low-income families in colonias and other rural areas in Hidalgo County. The Association of Latin American Students will be leading a trip with this organization over spring break, from March 11-18. Total costs and details of the trip are currently […]
Interested in working with children in China this summer? Join China Care in a service trip to Beijing, China during the two weeks following the end of the semester to work with orphans pre- and post-surgery. Follow this link for more detailed information on the trip and apply here. Applications are due Sunday, January 29, […]
Students led an immersion trip to Memphis, TN to peel back layers of community to understand social issues surrounding civil rights, diversity, and inclusion.
Danforth Scholars asked for a new model for spring break service, one that would teach them about St. Louis and provide an anchor for their studies at WashU.
The institute has partnered with Hong Kong Polytechnic University to offer three slots and $2500 in funding to serve on a cross-cultural project in early summer of 2016.
Student volunteers built homes in Texas, dug ponds in Panama and established clinics in Honduras. Read the Record’s full article here.