+ Tuesday, February 20, 2024 | World Day of Social Justice Art Exhibition | Scott Hall 

+ Wednesday, February 21, 2024 | Newman Civic Fellowship | EXTENDED DEADLINE

+ Friday, February 23, 2024 | 9am-12pm | Promise Scholars Field Trip to Pitzer 

+ Wednesday, March 1, 2024 | End of Day | Letter to an Elected Official Competition 

+ Friday, March 22, 2024 | 12pm-6pm | Storyteller’s Festival | The Mounds & Benson Auditorium

+ Friday, April 5, 2024 | 12pm-3pm | Public Health Fair | Founder’s Room

+ Friday, April 26, 2024 | 7pm-9pm | CEC 25th Anniversary Celebration | GSC MPR+ Wednesday, May 2, 2024 | 12pm-2pm | CEC Symposium & Academic Festival

CHECK OUT OUR ANNIVERSARY PAGE FOR MORE DETAILS ABOUT THIS YEARS’ EVENTS :https://www.pitzer.edu/cec/about-the-cec/cec-25th-anniversary/


Debating for Democracy (D4D) | Letter to an Elected Official Competition 

We are now taking submissions for the Project Pericles Debating for Democracy (D4D) | Letter to an Elected Official Competition!


  • Write a letter to an elected official about an issue you care about
  • Provide a project proposal outlining how you would use the $500 award for advocacy and educational activities moving your idea forward


  • Students must be full-time undergraduates at a Periclean campus
  • Be a first, second, or third year student as defined by their college or university during Spring 2024
  • Be returning to campus for the 2024-2025 academic year to ensure that winning teams can work on their issues
  • Write and mail a letter to an elected official
  • Provide a project proposal


For more information about this competition and our partnership with Project Pericles, please visit: 
https://www.pitzer.edu/cec/pillars-of-engagement/peoples-pitzer/debating-democracy/ALL SUBMISSIONS MUST BE UPLOADED HERE:  https://pitzer.app.box.com/f/f90336c90b1c43e08663f11b65f44e51


Promise Scholars Field Trip to Pitzer | Volunteer Sign-up: https://forms.gle/isBW8ipAALpje2dJ9 | February 23rd from 9am-12pm
Every year the CEC welcomes 300+ local 8th graders to Pitzer’s campus for a day of college access. We are looking for volunteers for the following activities:

  • Tour Guides | 9am-10am | Students will lead a group of 12-15 students around campus with a teacher and chaperone.
  • Student Panelists | 10am-11am | Students will be part of a college access panel. If you are a first gen student or an Ontario Montclair School District alumni, please sign up!
  • Activity Leader | 11am-12pm | Students will lead a fun activity with a group of 12-15 students. We’ve got activities like kick ball, basketball, crafts and more!
  • FMI contact Crystal Rodriguez at [email protected] 

Storyteller’s Festival | Volunteer Sign-up: https://forms.gle/Jkj9vVqNpB5a9Nu77 | March 22nd from 10am-7pm
We are excited to announce our 3rd Annual Storyteller’s Festival happening this March! We are looking for volunteers to help with the event. If you are interested, please complete the form linked above.

Think Together | Tutors & Program Leaders
Think Together programming runs Monday – Friday from bell dismissal (2:30pm/3pm) until 6pm. Volunteers can come before the program begins to help with administration. Volunteers will support academic achievement, where they can provide students with tutoring and physical activity by facilitating different sports games and enrichment through clubs and events for the students. Flexible scheduling.

Carlos Goytia for CA State Assembly | Interns

  • Phone Banking | Tuesday – Friday, 6-8pm | Calling voters through PDI and following a script to encourage them to vote in the March 5th primary election.
  • Canvassing | Saturday – Sunday, 9:30am-12:30pm | Door-to-door canvassing and recording voter ID via PDI following a script to encourage them to vote in the March 5th primary election.
  • Hybrid until March 5th
  • FMI contact Jerica Acero at [email protected] 

LA County Public Health | Volunteer
Volunteering with the Department of Public Health in a variety of areas. All those interested must apply and go through an interview process.

You can find updated information on volunteer opportunities here: https://www.pitzer.edu/cec/community-engagement-center/students/volunteer-opportunities/ If you are community partner interested in having your organization’s volunteer opportunities shared with students, please complete the Partner Outreach Form



Social Responsibility Thesis Award: https://tinyurl.com/SRTA123 
Deadline: March 15th, 2024
Open now to Seniors

Kallick Community Service Award: https://tinyurl.com/Kallick 
Deadline: April 8th, 2024
Open now to students who’ve completed 100+ hours of community service/engagement


Transportation + Clearance Funds
Open to Students
Fall Deadline: 12/18

  • Mileage
  • Lyft/Uber/Bus/Taxi
  • GBP Bike
  • LiveScan Fingerprinting
  • TB Tests

General Funding Requests ($150 max)

Open to All

  • Speakers
  • Materials
  • Event Co-sponsorship
  • Community Engagement Conference

Translation and Interpretation Funding Request | (Open to Students/Faculty/Community Partners)

If you are in need of translation or interpretation services, complete the form linked below. We have limited funds available for these, so they will be distributed on a first come first serve basis.

Partner Funding Request: https://tinyurl.com/CPFunds 
Deadline: Rolling Deadline
Open to Community Partners only! Funds can be useded towards projects, events, and initiatives ($250 max award)

For any questions related to funding and awards please contact [email protected].


We’ve got lots of programming happening within our Pillar and BIPOC Programming this semester! You can find out more information on their webpages or by following them on Instagram!

For more information about the CEC please visit our website at https://www.pitzer.edu/cec/ or follow us on IG @pitzercec.

Community Engagement Center

1050 N Mills Ave, Scott Hall 108, Claremont, CA 91711

909.607.8183 | [email protected]