Public Policy Challenge

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...
Sunday, March 22, 2015 - 10:00am - 2:30pm
Watch the final four teams compete in the 3rd Annual National Invitational Public Policy Challenge! Hosted by the Fels Institute of the University of Pennsylvania, the National Invitational Public Policy Challenge is an unparalleled opportunity for passionate, policy-minded students to learn, connect, and serve. Teams will present their policy proposals and civic campaigns to a distinguished...
Spring 2015
Sunday, March 1, 2015 - 1:00pm - 5:30pm
Watch the final five Penn teams battle for a chance at the National title. The final schedule will be added soon. Please RSVP below!
Spring 2015
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 12:15pm - 1:00pm
Stop by this information session to learn more about this year's Penn Public Policy Challenge! The Challenge creates a space for students to engage the Greater Philadelphia community; develop high-quality policy ideas; build civic campaigns that recognize the intersection of policy and politics; collaborate across disciplines; and practice critical professional skills. The application is due by...
Fall 2014
Since placing as Finalists in the 2014 Public Policy Challenge and receiving additional funding from Fels provided by a generous grant from the Neubauer Family Foundation, the LASaves team from the University of Southern California (USC) has been working diligently to collect more information and build relationships in Los Angeles. These efforts seek to enable team members to better understand...
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