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

Upcoming Events

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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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Ethics & the Common Good Division III Panel

Division III Panel 2018

Thursday, April 26th from 4-5:30PM, FPH ELH
Join us in celebrating the work of Division III students connected to the Ethics & the Common Good Project, as we hear back from five of these students about their exciting multidisciplinary projects.

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Embodying Joy, Embodying Freedom: A Community Practice Space

Wednesdays, 9-10am, Main Dance Studio
Join ECG in our weekly team building space where we engage in embodied listening, play, creative expression, resonance and other practices that support our work. We are beginning to the understanding that by coming together to start the day leaning into experiences of joy and freedom we are more resourced as a community to meet the challenges we face in our lives and in the world.

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Summer Internship Grants

Deadline: Monday, April 2nd, 2018

Funding up to $3,500 to assist current students with the cost of living while interning for a mission-driven organization of their choice.

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Transforming Education 4 Social Justice: A Reflection

Image by Pete Railand from Justseeds Artists’ Cooperative for Critical Resistance by Desta Cantave, 15F The Transforming Education for Social Justice Conference, a conference for people across Western Massachusetts who are interested in social justice and equality in K-12 schools, was such a privilege to get to experience. The main programing event was in English […]

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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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Toward a Democratic Speech Environment

Christopher Tinson and Javiera Benavente, co-chairs of Hampshire’s Advisory Council on Speaking Across Resilient Communities (SPARC), published an essay in the national education publication Diversity & Democracy in which they share views that emerged from the campus workshops and numerous conversations facilitated by SPARC, as well as best practices from their work in a wide […]

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— The Making of a College, 1966

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