Welcome to Civic House 

Civic House Celebrates 15th Anniversary!



Civic House is the University of Pennsylvania's hub for student-led community service and social advocacy  work. Civic House promotes mutually beneficial collaborations between the Penn and West Philadelphia communities, and beyond.

Through education, community connections, and other resources, Civic House prepares students for responsible and effective civic engagement and leadership. 


Civic House will support Penn students in responsible community engagement and inspire them to serve as lifelong thoughtful citizens and advocates for social change.

What's new?

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    Student Spotlight: Guy Jean-Gilles

    Guy is the Travel Coordinator for Alternate Spring Break! Learn more about his work and check out other student spotlights!

  • CivicHouseLogo.pngCareers in the Non-Profit Sector

    Learn how to navigate the job and internship search for careers in the public interest - new date TBD! RSVP here.

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    Social Justice Framework and Theory of Change

    Learn more about what informs our work with students and community partners here.

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    Meet our CHPNIPers!

    7 students participate in year-long internships at Philadelphia non-profit organizations through CHPNIP.

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