Who We Are

PLEASE NOTE: CHAC is not accepting new groups for 2015. Please contact a staff member to request more information.

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CHAC Member Groups

As the hub for student led community service and advocacy work, student-centered programs and activities abound at Civic House.  Whether you are looking for an opportunity to join a student led group that tutors children or you are interested in advocating for the environment, Civic House has a service opportunity that fits almost every interest area.  Use the buttons below to navigate the CHAC member groups by issue area.

AdvocacyAmnesty International: website  facebook
Colleges Against Cancer: website  facebook  twitter
Penn Education Society (PES): website  facebook
Penn Environmental Group (PEG): website facebook
Penn for UNICEF: facebook


Arts-BasedCity Step: facebook
Penn Art Club: facebook
Penn Music Mentoring Program (PMMP): website  facebook
Penn Step Mentoring: email


One-Time ServiceAlpha Phi Omega (APO): website  facebook  twitter
Alternate Spring Break (ASB): website  facebook
Camp Kesem: website facebook twitter
Circle K: facebook
Kite & Key: website  facebook
Penn Weekend Service: facebook
Social Impact Consulting (SIC): website  facebook


PovertyCommunitech: website
Engineers Without Borders (EWB): website  facebook
Habitat for Humanity: website  facebook  twitter
ServiceLink: website


Public HealthFoundation for International Medical Relief of Children (FIMRC): website  facebook
Focus First: website
Penn AIDS Awareness: website  facebook  twitter
Penn American Red Cross: website
Penn Speaks for Autism: website  facebook
Philadelphia Alliance for Labor Support (PALS): website  facebook
Student Hospice Organization of Penn (SHOOP): website  facebook


Tutoring & MentoringBig Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS): website  facebook
iCARE: website  facebook
Community Schools Student Partnerships (CSSP): website  facebook
PennPals: website  facebook
Penn for Youth Debate: website  facebook  twitter
Penn Science Across Ages: website  facebook
West Philadelphia Tutoring Project (WPTP):  website  facebook


DevelopmentalGroups are invited to apply for CHAC recognition during the Spring semester. Groups who are accepted are placed in this liaison group for the following fall semester so that they may receive additional support before being permanently placed in a group based on their issue area. Developmental Groups for Fall 2014 are:
Penn Health Initiative: website  facebook