Jeremy Nowak Lecture
12:00p.m. - 1:30p.m.
The Weingarten Center provides disabilities services, tutoring, and learning resources for students across all 12 schools. The Center employs an integrative approach connecting students with the resources they need to perform at the highest level.
A Penn Medicine program called SHARP, or Safe Haircuts As We Reopen Philadelphia, helped refine plans for hair salons and barbershops to safely reopen.
A new paper centers racial equity and address the structural barriers that have prevented Black and other underrepresented minority communities from being vaccinated against COVID-19 at equitable rates.
A new team of student financial ambassadors offer peer one-on-one counseling and workshops on personal finance basics as part of the program launched this spring.
The Trinity Health Mid-Atlantic’s transition of the former Mercy Catholic Medical Center—Mercy Philadelphia Campus, along with coalition partners, including Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the Independence Blue Cross Foundation, envision integrated health care and social services for the West and Southwest Philadelphia community.
Collective Climb won a 2020 President’s Engagement Prize as a West Philadelphia-based financial literacy project, but shifted their focus to engage with young people around the issue of community violence.
The annual Women of Color award ceremony celebrated its 34th year in an online event led by the Women of Color at Penn Planning Committee and the African American Resource Center.
Direct outreach to elderly and vulnerable populations, and working with Philadelphia faith leaders has led to community-based clinics throughout West Philadelphia.
In a Q&A, Executive Vice President Craig Carnaroli reflects on the University’s latest Economic Impact Report and the new effort to include an account of Penn’s civic engagement and impact on Philadelphia, its residents, and surrounding communities.
Amidst the uncertainties of the pandemic and with time to plan, this year organizers of summer camp offerings at Penn have developed an array of in-person and virtual programs.