The Office of Local Government and Community Relations can help you connect with your local elected officials, and identify civic engagement opportunities on campus and in the larger Bay Area community. Learn more about state advocacy and federal advocacy efforts.
- Advocacy Guidelines at UC Berkeley
- ASUC (Associated Student University of California)
- ASUC External Affairs Vice President's Office
- Cal Alumni Association Advocacy
- CalLink Directory for Student Organizations
- UC Advocacy Network
- UC for California
- UC Student Association
Public Service and Civic Engagement resources
Public Service Center
The UC Berkeley Public Service Center promotes social action through engaged scholarship, campus-community partnerships, and student leadership. Last year through the Center more than 4,000 students provided 290,000 hours of service to off-campus communities. Learn more about the Public Service Center programs, involved faculty and student opportunities, or how to bring campus partners to your community.
Many cities have commissions filled by local residents. For more information visit the following Local Government links on this page.