The Ethics and the Common Good Project cultivates collaborative, ethical leaders who reflectively engage in creating a more equitable and resilient world.

Events & Workshops

The abbreviation "CoCo" stands in for "Community Commons" above a speech bubble with the word Conversations. This logo corresponds to the CoCo Convos dinner series.

CoCo Conversations

Every Wednesday, 6:00-7:30PM, APL
A weekly Wednesday dinner, discussion and skill share open to Hampshire students, staff and faculty. No need to register—drop in any time!

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Radical Practice of Care Retreat 2020

March 20-22, 2020
Students are invited to apply to the second annual Radical Practice of Care Retreat, a unique 3-day opportunity for connection and reflection during the last weekend of Spring Break. The retreat is fully funded and includes all meals, lodging, and transportation.

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Community Commons Open House

Join us for food and conversation, meet Community Commons program staff and peer mentors, learn about the new CoCo weekly event series and how you can get involved.

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Student Summer Internship Grants

Accepting applications until Monday, March 30, 2020

Funding up to $3500 to support costs of living while pursuing a summer internship or project that aligns with ECG’s mission and values.

OUT on the Hill: Victory Congressional Internship with U.S. Rep. Sharice Davids

by Elí Alejo, 17F Common Good Summer Intern Elí Alejo was one of twelve outstanding students nationwide who were selected for the Victory Institute’s Congressional Internship. This intensive summer leadership development program works to increase the number of LGBTQ people in public office, and provide the training and professional network to support their success. Elí […]

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“Other Synonyms for Messy”: Postpartum Depression, Clinical Meanings, and Where We Go From Here

by Hannah Davidson, 16F “From Home to Clinic, and Back Again” The origins of this project are before my time at Hampshire College began. It’s early June, 2014, and I’m driving my beat-up Chevy Lumina towards one of the many hilltowns nestled back behind the more populated Pioneer Valley in Western Massachusetts. These are roads […]

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Ethics & the Common Good Project Announces 2018 Recipients of Student Project Grants

The Ethics & the Common Good (ECG) Project is pleased to announce the awards for the Fall 2018 Common Good Student Project grant cycle. Each year, ECG awards grants to students developing projects, research, and internships that align with ​the mission and goals of the Ethics and the Common Good Project.​ ECG particularly aims to […]

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“The students who will find Hampshire College right for them will want to combine intellect and creativity with ethics and action.”

— The Making of a College, 1966

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