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

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Poster for Written on the Body, features the faces of three contributors over a butterfly background

Written on the Body

Thursday, October 18th at 5pm, FPH WLH
Written by and for trans and non-binary survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence, the new anthology Written on the Body offers support, guidance, and hope for those who struggle to find safety at home, in the body, and other impossible-seeming places. This collection of letters written to body parts weaves together powerful narratives of gender, identity, and abuse, caringly collected and tenderly held.

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Telling Stories, Shifting Culture

Saturday, June 2nd from 10:45am-12pm, Kern 106
A panel discussion at this year’s Div IV: Hampshire in Action on where we can find the support we need to stay engaged in creating the change we want to see in the world, and what tools and practices enable us to cultivate critical connections, build resilient relationships and strengthen communities.

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Yellow, blue, and green threads with text Story of our Values, ECG Community Gathering

Story of our Values: ECG Community Gathering

Tuesday, May 8th from 1-2:30PM
Celebrate the end of the year with Ethics & the Common Good! We’ll be holding an intentional space to get grounded, connected, nourished, and creative. Together we’ll explore the connections we’ve made with ECG this year, enjoy food and music, and decorate quilt blocks that will come together in a collaborative community quilt.

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Join our Student Team

Deadline: Wednesday, September 12th, 2018

Work with ECG as our Operations & Event Coordinator, Social Media & Communications Coordinator, or Student Engagement Facilitator

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What’s at Stake with Steak: Perspectives on the Meat Industry in the United States

by Renata Anuhea Sebstad, 13F Last summer, through the Ethics and the Common Good Internship Grant, I traveled across the United States to find out “what’s at stake with steak?” My studies had left me with questions like; how do we value meat? How do we care for the animals we’ve domesticated for food, and […]

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Silence, Breath, and Empathy

A lyric essay by Jamila Jackson I have spent the last few years at Hampshire developing the Embodied Leadership Project. My intention with the project has been to facilitate experiential learning around the topics of empathy and emotional intelligence. I understand both of these things to be embodied and relational skills. Advocating within academia for […]

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Ethics & the Common Good Project Announces Latest Round of Student Project Grants

The Ethics & the Common Good (ECG) Project is pleased to announce the recipients of the ECG Fall 2017 Student Project Grants. Each year, ECG awards grants to students engaged in developing projects, research, and internships that align with the mission of the Ethics and the Common Good Project. ECG particularly aims to support community […]

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— The Making of a College, 1966

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