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College of Public and Community Service

College of Public and Community Service

The College of Public and Community Service (CPCS) provides opportunities for academic studies and professional development in the community development, human services, gerontology and evaluation research fields. Opportunities include careers as community developers, labor leaders, advocates for the elderly, and human services providers.

As a recognized leader in education for social change and civic engagement, CPCS prepares students to actively engage with individuals and communities in order to achieve social and economic justice. It forges partnerships with public agencies, community organizations, and labor organizations to build healthy, safe, sustainable communities; remove obstacles to achieve a fair and democratic society; and challenge the status quo.


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Why UMass Boston?

Students in Stephanie Hartwell’s applied sociology group share their findings with the Louis D. Brown Peace Institute.

Louis D. Brown Peace Institute

Sociology class works with peace institute’s Survivor’s Leadership Academy

Work with the Louis D. Brown Peace Institute puts UMass Boston students in the community.

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