5th Annual Penn Public Policy Challenge

Congratulations to the 2014 Winner, BetterBAIL!

BetterBAIL proposed an online bail payment system in order to save the Philadelphia Prison System and pre-trial defendants time and money. They won the Penn Finals and advanced to the National Finals, earning $10,000 total to kick-start their proposal. 

Stay tuned for updates about our 6th Annual Penn Public Policy Challenge! The application for the next Penn competition will become available in fall 2014.

The Penn Public Policy Challenge is designed for passionate, policy-minded, and community-oriented students. It is an interdisciplinary competition that tasks teams of undergraduate and graduate students from across Penn’s twelve schools with developing a policy proposal and civic campaign on an issue facing the Greater Philadelphia region. The teams present their proposals to prominent judges and compete for cash prizes. The winning team from Penn competes against other teams from select schools across the country at the National Invitational.

Want to learn more about the Challenge?