Common Good Collective
Bring renewal into every corner of society
In a hyper-partisan world, is it possible to work together toward the common good—or even agree what the common good is?It is possible. But it takes people with commitment and conviction to lead the way. People like you.
As a member of the Common Good Collective, you’ll actively contribute to a better society well before you graduate from college. You’ll research, listen, and act alongside your professors, peers, and community members, grounded in the Christian commitments to love God and neighbor. You'll get involved in real-world projects right here in Grand Rapids neighborhoods near Calvin's campus. You'll even have opportunities to expand your learning and impact on off-campus spring break trips. On those trips, you'll see firsthand what obstacles stand in the way of healthier societies—and how community members are working to overcome them.
It's hard work, but it's good work. Do that work in the like-passioned cohort of the Common Good Collective as you grow into an agent of renewal in your communities.
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What you’ll experience in this cohort
How to Join the Common Good Collective
Step 1: Apply and be admitted to Calvin! The Calvin application opens August 1, 2023.
Step 2: Once admitted, complete the Calvin Cohorts Application. The priority deadline for the Cohorts Application is December 15, 2023, but leaders will consider later applicants as space allows.
Step 3: If invited, attend a Calvin Cohorts Preview & Interview Day in February 2024.
Note: If you are starting Calvin after 2024, please send us your information (use form below) and we'll invite you to apply when the application is open to you!
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