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Everyone can get involved with the Engaged Pluralism Initiative: students, staff, faculty, and administrators. Welcome!

EPI hosts World Café events throughout the academic year, where students and employees gather to share ideas, learn about and contribute to project proposals, and build community. Check out past events on our timeline as well as through our newsletters

Anyone can submit a proposal to EPI Thrive! for funding toward a campus-wide event that contributes to our goals of fostering sustainable change in pursuit of greater belonging, equity, and connecting across and through social differences in the Vassar community. The deadline for submission of proposals for Fall 2019 is Friday, October 4, 2019. The deadline for Spring 2020 is Friday, February 20, 2020.

Or inquire about participating in an EPI working group—we are currently accepting applications for 2019-2020 working group members and soliciting other forms of collaboration and contribution. For information, email

Students: Look for EPI-related courses on community-focused action research! Or inquire about other ways to receive academic credit for working on this initiative.

For more information about getting involved in the work of the EPI, please email