The Netter Center is currently operating remotely.  Please contact for general inquiries.

View the latest "Letter from Netter": Information & Enrichment Activities for our University-Assisted Community Schools families 

COVID-19 Information:
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Penn Volunteers in Public Service (Penn VIPS)

Penn Volunteers in Public Service (Penn VIPS) provides a vehicle for staff, faculty, alumni, and West Philadelphia residents to work together on community service activities and events. Penn VIPS coordinates on-going service opportunities, such as a work-place mentoring program, supply drives, and the Nonprofit Institute, which is offered twice a year.

For more information and to subscribe to the Penn VIPS newsletter, please contact:

Isabel Sampson-Mapp, Associate Director of the Netter Center and Director of Penn VIPS