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Email Lists & Student Organizations

Engage - Join the Civic Engagement Initiatives page on Engage to stay up-to-date on opportunities for active citizenship!

Student Organizations - Join a civic engagement organization to meet fellow students working for positive change in our world!

Post-grad Opportunities

AmeriCorps - Each year, AmeriCorps offers 75,000 opportunities for adults of all ages and backgrounds to serve through a network of partnerships with local and national nonprofit groups.

City Year - At City Year’s 21 locations across the United States, teams of diverse young people called corps members serve full-time in schools for 10 months working to improve student attendance, behavior and course performance in English and math.

Peace Corps - Offers paid opportunities to work in the following areas around the world: education, youth outreach, and community development; health and HIV/AIDS; agriculture and environment; business development; and information technology.

Teach for America - Teach For America’s mission is to build the movement to eliminate educational inequity by developing leaders capable of and committed to influencing change within the academic achievement of low-income students.

Government & Professional Organizations

American Association of Colleges & Universities - AAC&U provides a wealth of information related to civic learning, particularly within the context of higher education. Browse the AAC&U website for articles, reports, and professional development opportunities.

Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education - AASHE is helping to create a brighter future of opportunity for all by advancing sustainability in higher education.

CIRCLE (Center for Information & Research on Civic Learning and Engagement) - CIRCLE conducts research on the civic and political engagement of Americans between the ages of 15 and 25, providing a stream of reliable data and analysis that helps us understand the strengths and weaknesses of civic education.

Orange County Registrar of Voters - Contact the Registrar of Voters to register and volunteer for elections in Orange County.

California Campus Compact - A coalition of California's leading colleges and universities strengthening higher education's commitment to civic engagement and service-learning.

UN Online Volunteering Service - Service opportunities that you can engage in right at home!