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!

  • philly_resize.jpgBe a Civic House Community Partner

    If you are interested in Civic House students engaging with your organization, fill out this interest form.

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    Open Forum: Celebrity Responsibility in Social Movements

    Start a conversation Tuesday, February 9th at 6pm at Civic House's Open Forum. This week's topic will explore Celebrity Responsibility in Social Movements. Food will be served! RSVP here.

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    Host a Civic House Intern

    Apply to host a Civic House intern with your organization. Applications are due Monday, February 29th.

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