Public Policy Challenge

Public Policy Challenge Grant Manager Dylan Hewitt caught up with Vacant Home Tours to learn more about what they've been up to since March: Sometimes it’s difficult to understand the work that we have done—or more accurately, it’s difficult to believe that the work that we have done is at all significant.  It was amazing to work with the community and their outpouring of camaraderie was...
Public Policy Challenge Grant Manager Dylan Hewitt caught up with SmartTrack—the new and improved 2015 PPC winner Schoogle: Since team Schoogle’s winning the Penn Policy Challenge and being runner-up at the National Public Policy Challenge in Philadelphia this past March, our team has certainly been on the move! We’ve done everything from changing our name to expanding our network, constructing...
Public Policy Challenge Grant Manager Dylan Hewitt caught up wih (fem)me, the 2015 National PPC winner, to learn more about what they've been up to since March:   Imagine you’re a homeless woman in America -- you struggle everyday for the basic necessities (food, water, etc.) that so many of us take for granted. One day, you wake up to find you’ve started your period. How can you get the...
By Nora Laberee (SAS '18)  Last March, Carnegie Mellon students participating in the Fels National Public Policy Challenge developed The Vacant Home Tour, an idea they had while in class together. The student finalists, Shawneil Campbell, Kenneth Chu, Reneca Cuenca, Eleni Katrini, Robyn Lambert, Anna Malone, and Karlee Turkaly, put their proposed plan into action in May with substantial...
Written By: Callie Woods (SAS '15) Months of hard work and preparation finally paid off this weekend as civic-minded students from across the country came together to compete at the Fourth Annual Public Policy Challenge National Invitational in Philadelphia. Paula Buchanan, Nicole La Tournous, Philip McAuley, and Brianna Roberts made up the winning team, (fem)me, from the University of Georgia....
By: Callie Woods (SAS '15) The Sixth Annual Penn Public Policy Challenge Finals took place yesterday afternoon at WHYY Studios in Philadelphia. Despite the dreary winter weather, the four Penn Public Policy Challenge finalist teams showed up determined, having polished their presentations for the final round in hopes of securing a place at the National Invitational ...
Read about the 2015 Penn Public Policy Challenge Finalists in our Meet the Teams series this week, and watch the teams compete in the Finals on March 1st at 1PM at WHYY Studios. RSVP HERE for the Finals. SmokeFreePHL is one of four teams advancing to the Sixth Annual Penn Public Policy Challenge Finals. The team is made up of students Benjamin Morano, Michael Sha, Tom Liu, and Christopher Yarosh...
Read about the 2015 Penn Public Policy Challenge Finalists in our Meet the Teams series this week, and watch the teams compete in the Finals on March 1st at 1PM at WHYY Studios. RSVP HERE for the Finals. Schoogle is one of four teams advancing to the Sixth Annual Penn Public Policy Challenge Finals. The team is made up of students Rob Alterman, Nate Bronstein, Soheil Eshghi, and Brittany Keesling...
Read about the 2015 Penn Public Policy Challenge Finalists in our Meet the Teams series this week, and watch the teams compete in the Finals on March 1st at 1PM at WHYY Studios. RSVP HERE for the Finals. healthyM&E is one of four teams advancing to the Sixth Annual Penn Public Policy Challenge Finals. The team is made up of students Evan Beilin, Jennifer Gable, Ivan-Thibault Pham, and Pooja...
The year 2014 was an eventful one for the University of Georgia’s Pack to Plate team. Since placing as Finalists in the 2014 Public Policy Challenge in March, team members have been hard at work turning their policy dream into a reality. In recent months, the team formally organized Pack to Plate as a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, continued rescuing food and developing...
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