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: Aubrey Vinh

    Aubrey is Co-President of PennPals! Learn more about her work and check out other student spotlights!

  • 033_1453687501.jpgLearn more about our student groups!

    Civic House has a service opportunity that fits almost every interest area. Learn more about Civic House's student groups.

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    Open Forum: Elitism and Penn

    Start a conversation Tuesday, February 2nd at 6 pm at Civic House's Open Forum. This week's topic will explore Elitism and Penn. Food will be served! RSVP 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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