Center for Community Engagement

Social Innovation Leadership Team

As an Amherst College student, you have BIG ideas.


You're working for equality, justice, and ending poverty. We're working to help you turn your ideas into actionable plans for measurable, sustainable social change. With the resources of the Center for Community Engagement, the insights of the Social Innovation Leadership Team (SILT), and the experience of the Amherst Alumni Network, you'll be unstoppable.

We provide students with the tools to grow and sustain their innovative ideas, projects, and organizations by moving toward a proactive, collaborative response to pressing public issues. Join us in making big things happen: visit our website or e-mail Megan Lyster at to get started.

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102 Keefe Campus Center (map)

Amherst College
Amherst, MA 01002-5000

413.542.5140 phone
413.542.2159 fax

Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.