Welcome to the Institute for Policy and Civic Engagement. We like to think of ourselves as a ‘hub’ for individuals, communities, and organizations connecting with and learning about civic engagement at UIC, in Chicago, and across the country.
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IPCE focuses on transforming democracy by creating a more fully engaged community with more effective leaders. As a catalyst for learning and action, the Institute creates opportunities for scholars, students, community members and government officials to actively participate in social discourse, research, and educational programs on policy issues and social trends.
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What is Civic Engagement? How we define it
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Look through the IPCE newsletter archive to learn about past events, research, and partnerships.