2017ProjectsforPeacePoster.jpgStudents – Spend the summer of 2017 carrying out a grass-roots project for peace, anywhere in the world, with the help of a $10,000 grant from the Davis Projects for Peace initiative. Learn more on the IGC website. 

Students – looking to take your civic engagement to the next level? Apply for an Action Fund grant  and receive up to $1,000 for your local community project.

Please view the "First in Our Families" short films created by Macalester students, staff and alumni. The films focus on the reflections and experiences of first generation students at Macalester and beyond.  This work is a product of a First Generation Digital Storytelling Workshop hosted by Jane Van Galen and Class Action during Fall semester 2015. 

Get engaged!!  Check out the list of group volunteer and engagement opportunities that are currently happening as well as opportunities we are recruiting for. Download list here

Carnegie Foundation Seal

Macalester is one of only 361 institutions that has been awarded the prestigious Carnegie Community Engagement Classification for excellence in civic engagement.

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