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, […]
Living Lands & Waters, a nonprofit river clean-up organization, is hosting its annual college student Alternative Spring Break program in Memphis, Tennessee. Students will travel the river on foot and in boats while working closely with a Living Lands & Waters crew and fellow students. The program is free to participate in and there is a highly discounted lodging […]
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.
Living Lands & Waters, a nonprofit river clean-up organization, is hosting its annual Alternative Spring Break program. There are still open spots for week 2 and 3 of the program (March 13-17 and March 20-24), so sign up now as a group or individual. This program is free to participate in and is based out of Memphis, TN. […]
The Yahel Social Change Program is a 9-month (September 2016-June 2017) service-learning experience based in Israel for young adults between the ages of 21-27. The program combines hands-on volunteer work with in-depth learning and immersion. Live and volunteer alongside members of Israel’s Ethiopian-Israeli and Arab-Israeli communities and engage with Israeli social change initiatives through meetings with activists, […]
In May of 2016, two occupational therapists and twelve students from the Washington University Program in Occupational Therapy will spend a week in Guatemala for their seventh annual service learning trip. During this week, students and therapists will provide therapy services at local clinics, schools, and nutrition centers through Hearts in Motion, an organization aimed […]
Join the Catholic Student Center’s annual service immersion trip this winter break! It will include a mix of direct service, homestays, immersion in communities in which you will live, and learning and reflection on systemic issues of history, politics, economics, culture, and religion and how they have shaped and continue to shape the challenges that […]
Student volunteers built homes in Texas, dug ponds in Panama and established clinics in Honduras. Read the Record’s full article here.