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.
Civic House "Game of Games" Spring Open House
Don't miss this opportunity to learn about community engagement positions available through Civic House this spring and upcoming events while playing rounds of games. Food and refreshments will be provided. We will also award prizes to winners of games.
When: Thursday, February 7th 2019 (Postpone Date)
Time: 4pm - 6pm
Where: Civic House | 3914 Locust Walk
Click Here to register!
Jenna DiStefano, C'19
"Transformed by Radical Hospitality"
"The guests have so much knowledge and learning for me to absorb. We serve people, therefore, I began to appreciate and learn the importance of interacting with those we aim to serve."
Read more about Jenna's story here.
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Get to know the students responsiblefor supporting Civic House programming, events, communications, and day to day operations.