The Swearer Center


As Brown University shifts to the trimester model for 2020-21, the Swearer Center is working diligently to ensure that we continue to facilitate community engagement and engaged scholarship – safely and remotely. See our Guidelines for Community Engagement Programs for general guidelines and updated information about specific programs as it becomes available.

The Swearer Center is a community of scholars, students, practitioners and community members that work together to build on community strengths and address community challenges. Our work engages all as co-learners, co-teachers, co-actors and co-creators of knowledge and action. Through the creative capacities of our students, faculty and community partners we explore, build and implement collaborative and strategic projects, programs and initiatives. Our work yields transformative learning, and positive sustainable change, through collective action.

Click on Member Groups below to explore and learn more about programs hosted by the Swearer Center

Click on Community Partners below to explore our growing network and search for opportunities to engage with our community.

Click here if you are part of Community Corps Click here if you are a Bonner Community Fellow For students interested in or already participating in Swearer programs, visit the specific pages below for more information.

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