Want to collaborate with other Princeton students to translate the experiences gleaned from service and civic engagement opportunities into new projects or your future career?

The Civic Leadership Council (CLC) is a student program of the Pace Center whose mission is to foster an environment of community-building and professional skill development for Princeton students involved in civic engagement efforts through a learning experience that will enable members to act as leaders in their respective communities and future endeavors.

The CLC's values are:

  • Development & application of leadership skills through the lens of service and civic engagement
  • Critical reflection on personal values and experiences connected to civic engagement efforts
  • Commitment to offering opportunities that inspire discourse across difference
  • Fostering mentorship between current and new members

What CLC does:

  • Host council member professional development workshops
  • Engage in community service projects led by working group leaders
  • Discuss critical issues through Dessert & Dialogue/Speaker Panels

Connect with CLC

  1. Email sgruppo@princeton.edu to schedule an appointment or connect with a CLC member over email.
  2. Attend one of our CLC events 
  3. Follow the Pace Center on social media (@pace_princeton on Instagram and Twitter, @pacecenter on Facebook) to stay informed. 


Sara Gruppo
Community Action Program Director


Allyship Through Service and Mutual Aid

Gain the skills, knowledge and tools to be able to practice and model forms of allyship and take part in mutual aid networks.

Be In the Service of Humanity

When we examine how our values intersect, we gain insight into how we can use commonalities or differences to deepen our service and civic engagement and move forward. 

Building Your Team

Acts of service and civic engagement are only made stronger when folks come together, combine their assets, and work toward a common vision.

Community Assessment

Taking time to understand the issue your plan to work on and how it manifests in real time for the community is crucial to developing a successful, meaningful, and sustainable effort.

Effective Communication

Effective communication can help you build a strong rapport with others and generate support for your work while starting a dialogue about this issues you are passionate about.

Engage at Home

Learn about mutual aid networks, how to plug into community needs in your town, and where to find virtual volunteer opportunities.