Beginning March 23, 2020, we will convene online in Dialogues and Development on WebEx and Instagram Live events. Sign up here. Where possible, we encourage students to continue to serve the community, whether in DC or elsewhere, on a virtual basis. We are developing opportunities to connect and serve, you can see them here. In the meantime, we encourage you to abide by your local health department and jurisdiction advice to reduce virus transmission, while looking for opportunities to support others.
For the convenience of our communities, both internal and external, the University has established a centralized website for shared updates at go.gwu.edu/covid19. Please visit this website for the most up-to-date guidance and information.
The Honey W. Nashman Center for Civic Engagement and Public Service aims to integrate civic engagement into George Washington University's educational work. We focus GW's resources to meet community needs beyond the campus, promote active citizenship in a diverse democracy, and enhance teaching, learning and scholarship at GW.
3 Focus Points
Community–Engaged Scholarship The Nashman Center helps undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, and community partners leverage their skills and resources to make a difference in the classroom and community through over 70 service-learning courses each year.
Community Service & Engagement GW Colonials meet local needs through ongoing service programs, engageDC, DC Reads, and Jumpstart. Alternative Breaks and signature service events such as Freshman Day of Service and Martin Luther King Day of Service get students engaged in national and international service that makes an immediate and powerful impact.
Social Innovation The Nashman Center helps you turn your passion into real-world action. The Nashman Center defines social innovation as creative approaches to addressing social problems. Approximately $50,000 in funding is available annually through our opportunities in addition to providing mentorship and support to students to turn their ideas into practical action that makes a measurable, sustained difference.
Learn more about our center here.