While much has changed over GW’s 200 years,
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MAKE AN IMPACT
GW Civic Changemakers is a free five-week program for middle school students in D.C. Public Schools to develop skills in civic engagement that culminates in a project intended to have a positive impact on their community.
GW’s Honey W. Nashman Center for Civic Engagement and Public Service has been offering a version of the Civic Changemaker program for the past six years. GW interns and leaders, who had three weeks of training prior to meeting with the students, provided mentorship and inspiration to students as they worked on their civic action projects.
Even in a short amount of time, the program introduced the middle schoolers to community involvement and showed that if they want to make change for a better future, they will have to work for it. And it gave GW students who will soon be entering the workforce intent on creating that change a chance to hear from some of those most affected.
The GWSB senior shares his journey living with Tourette syndrome to advocate for mental health and disabilities.
Week of: September 25
- GW’s Corcoran School of the Arts and Design and the National Gallery of Art Collaborate on New Home for Emerging Art and Education
- Indian-Inspired Chaat House Opens in University Student Center
STORIES FROM OUR COMMUNITY
Registration is open for GW's annual Alumni & Families Weekend Sept. 29 to Oct. 1. The three-day extravaganza brings together the GW community from near and far to reconnect, reminisce and enjoy a fun-filled weekend on campus!
Students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends are invited to join us on November 1-4, 2023, to celebrate the inauguration of Ellen M. Granberg as the 19th President of GW.
“It was an inspiring experience to not only meet Bill Clinton, but to work alongside him to give back to the community around us. I am very grateful to GW for selecting me and my teammates to be part of this incredible opportunity.“
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