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Center for Leadership and Community Engagement

About the Center


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The Center for Leadership & Community Engagement connects students and other community stakeholders for educational service and leadership development programs promoting positive social change.


The Center for Leadership & Community Engagement envisions diverse communities engaged in leadership for individual and collective liberation.

Guiding Values
  • We believe leadership capacity exists in everyone and leadership can be learned.
  • We create and maintain an environment where diverse perspectives are respected, innovative ideas are fostered, and creative solutions are recognized and rewarded.
  • We establish a shared leadership style that demonstrates our commitment to innovative, dynamic, and productive results.


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