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Center for Community Engagement

The Center for Community Engagement (CCE) supports a variety of community-based learning that happens within academic courses (also known as Service-Learning), as well as our own Pioneers for Change, Make a Difference Week, Saturdays of Service, and Freshmen Day of Service programs. 

Our stated mission is to enhance learning, inspire engagement, and improve community well-being.

We do this by advocating for and facilitating meaningful learning experiences that contribute to positive growth within the East Bay region through collaborative partnerships, effective practices, and resource development.

Our strategic goals include:

  • Supporting teaching and learning that enhances student development through community engagement
  • Encouraging a campus culture that values community engagement
  • Developing infrastructure that facilitates community-based learning and engagement
  • Growing and developing mutually beneficial community partnerships that reflect the needs of the region and the learning outcomes of the university

Our community partners represent a broad scope of non-profit, social service, and public entities that contribute to education, arts, equity, community health, food security, and sustainability.

Center for Community Engagement Annual Report 2018-19

Upcoming Events 


Community Partner Institute

Our Annual Community Partner Institute to talk about our department, upcoming events and programs, as well as getting partner feedback on strategic collaboration and engagement. Great opportunity to network, meet new people, continue building relationships, and plan out the year of student engagement.


Get Connected to Service Fair

Community Partners will be on campus to share service-learning/volunteer opportunities for our students and faculty who are looking for service projects. Location: AE Courtyard (outdoors)


Saturday of Service Shoreline Cleanup

Help Turn the Tide on Trash Hayward Shoreline Clean Up Saturday, September 21, 2019 8 am - 11 am 4901 Breakwater Ave. Hayward, CA 94545 *Check back for registration link closer to the event

Contact Us

The Center for Community Engagement
  • California State University, East Bay
  • Student & Faculty Support Building (SF)
  • 3rd Floor, Suite 318