Brown University’s Swearer Center for Public Service considers active community participation and social responsibility to be central concerns of the university’s liberal arts education. Activities include one-day service projects, youth education, mentoring projects, community health initiatives, and language and literacy projects. Students work with special needs populations including immigrants, low-income and minority communities, senior citizens, developmentally disabled, the deaf, and adults in need of basic education.
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Swearer Center for Public Service
Brown University - RI, Rhode Island
President: Ruth J. Simmons
Over the past 20 years, we've seen an increase in community service and civic engagement, thanks in large part to Campus Compact.
-U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), former director of The Institute of Politics, Harvard University