Harness your passions, connect with peers, and build your community.
Student organizations at the School of Social Policy & Practice provide a world of opportunity for students to expand and enhance their SP2 experience through advocacy, service, and practice. They are also a hub for social and educational activities that span the entire Penn community.
SP2 Student Government
The student governance organization responsible for funding many SP2 organizations and events.
Provides a space for SP2’s Asian American-, Native Hawaiian-, and Pacific Islander-identifying students to find community and pursue professional development opportunities.
Association of Black Social Workers
Committed to empowering people of African ancestry and enhancing their quality of life through advocacy, service delivery, and research.
Youth Advocacy Project
The Youth Advocacy Project (YAP) brings together social work and law students to support young people charged as adults in the Philadelphia area.
Interested in Starting Your Own Group?
SP2 students can also start their own affinity or interest group. If you’re interested in starting a new student group, complete this form. Please note that to start a student group you need to have at least a chair, a finance chair, and a faculty/staff advisor. If you have additional questions, email email@example.com.
Reserve a Room for Meetings
To reserve a room in the Caster Building (including the Lobby area), McNeil Building, or 3815 Walnut, please review the information and fill out the form on this page.
CLICK HERE TO RESERVE A ROOM AT THE GRADUATE STUDENT CENTER >
Get Involved at Penn
SP2 students are encouraged to get involved in graduate life outside of SP2 to broaden their experience and connect with graduate students in other schools.
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