About Civic House

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.

Our vision is to support Penn students in responsible community engagement and inspire them to serve as lifelong thoughtful citizens and advocates for social change.

Read about the History of Civic House

Meet the Staff

Staffphotoforwebsite_resize.jpgDavid Grossman, Director

Arlene Fernandez, Associate Director, Civic Scholars

Nora Blumenstein, Associate Director

Megan Forman, Associate Director

Elly Porter-Webb, Office Coordinator

David Turner, Graduate Assistant

Walter Licht, Faculty Director

Work Study Staff


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