Community Engagement & Inclusion

Find Your Pathway to Engagement

CE&I is charged with fostering an ecosystem of civic and community engagement for the college, community leaders and stakeholders across Harlem and the city through innovative, inclusive, authentic and lasting opportunities. CE&I seeks to inspire civic participation and a commitment to tackling critical social justice issues locally, nationally and globally through four key principles: Community, Empowerment, Innovation and Respect of sustained engagement and partnerships.

Join CEI in Observing MLK Day of Engagement!

Learn more about virtual events in our community honoring Martin Luther King Jr's legacy here.

Students Recommend: Spring 2022 Classes with a Community Engagement Focus

Interested in engaging in local advocacy and learning about issues affecting underserved communities in your classes? Consider adding some of these student recommended courses to your Spring 2022 schedule!

Join CE&I as we prepare to vote on Election Day 2021!

Learn who is eligible to vote, how to vote in NYC, what's included in each candidate's platform, and more with our handy CE&I Voting Resource Guide.

Check out CE&I's feature in Barnard's Year of Science launch!

CE&I is proud to co-sponsor the STEAM in the City program with Stavros Niarchos Foundation. Read more about the program pilot and its connection to Barnard's Year of Science initiative.

CE&I’s role is to unite the many activities of the College in relation to community engagement. The idea is to consolidate, coordinate, and promote the College’s current activities while also seeking out new opportunities that will allow the College and its students to expand sustained community engagement efforts.

How Students Can Get Engaged

From our STEAM in the City program to pop-up tutoring, there are many ways to get engaged! 

Questions? Want to say hello? Branch out to CE&I!

Contact us via email at, or follow us on Instagram @ceibarnard.