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The Office of Government & Community Affairs (GCA) is the University’s primary liaison with federal, state, and local government, as well as with residents, community leaders, and civic organizations in surrounding neighborhoods. GCA also manages Columbia Community Service (CCS), a program through which Columbia faculty and staff contribute to local non-profit organizations, and the Columbia Community Scholars Program. The office has special responsibilities with regard to development of the university's campus expansion in Manhattanville and the associated West Harlem Community Benefits Agreement.