The Edward Ginsberg Center for Community Service and Learning


Our mission is to cultivate and steward mutually beneficial partnerships between communities and the University of Michigan in order to advance social change. Based upon this mission, our vision is for inclusive democracy; thriving, diverse communities; and equity and social justice.

Through a wide range of programs and services the Ginsberg Center is committed to:

We are passionate about our work and invite you to contact us to explore ways we can move forward together.

Seven core beliefs guide the Ginsberg Center's work:

  • Learning and Consciousness Raising. 
  • Social Justice. 
  • Ethic of Service. 
  • Personal and Professional Development. 
  • Community Partnership. 
  • Authentic and Diverse Coalitions. 
  • Integrity of the Ginsberg Center. 


Our Impact

Check out the local and global reach of our work and explore Student Voices, where students share stories about how the Ginsberg Center has impacted their journey.