Welcome to Civic House 

Civic House is Penn's hub for civic engagement, centering community organizations and social justice education, promoting mutually beneficial collaborations between Penn and Philadelphia community nonprofit organizations. Through social justice education, trainings and workshops, Civic House prepares students for responsible community engagement and empowers them to become advocates for social change.

Civic House Celebrates 20 Years of Civic Engagement

Join us this milestone year as we reflect on the countless contributions that students, alumni, staff, faculty, and community partners have made to Civic House programming over the past  20 years. 

We hope that you will connect with Civic House to celebrate our organization's legacy of responsible civic engagement through social justice education and rediscover how we continue to promote mutually beneficial collaborations between Penn and the Philadelphia community.

Click Here for a recap of Civic House  20th Anniversary Homecoming Brunch 


Civic House Updates


Civic House is Hiring!

Civic House at the University of Pennsylvania has an exciting opportunity for a Graduate Assistant to join our staff, working primarily with the West Philadelphia Tutoring Project. The person in this role will also contribute to a variety of educational programming, informed by Civic House's social justice framework.

For full consideration, applicants should submit their materials by Monday, August 5, 2019. 


Meet Our 2019 Summer Student Staff and Interns!

Learn about our dedicated staff, who are support Civic House programming and operations throughout the summer.