Rice University

Rice University Center for Civic Leadership


The Center for Civic Leadership (CCL) offers community-focused programs and opportunities for Rice students. We encourage and foster long term, multi-program partnerships that empower students and community organizations to effect positive change in their communities.  

We are committed to developing relationships with our community partners that are characterized by:

  • Mutual trust and respect
  • Mutual understanding
  • Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Shared resources
  • Shared goals and expectations
  • Multi-dimensional relationships
  • Shared feedback and assessment