University-School-Community Partnerships through Arts & Culture - Penn Homecoming Event - Oct. 22

October 22, 2022

Harold Prince Theatre
Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts
3680 Walnut Street 
Philadelphia, PA 19104

In celebration of the Netter Center's 30th Anniversary, join the Netter team and partners for a lively panel discussion and short performances by Penn and West Philadelphia students showcasing arts & culture activities from Academically Based Community Service (ABCS) courses and University-Assisted Community Schools (UACS) programs.

Featuring performances:

  • The West Philadelphia High School Jazz Band
  • Dramatic monologue by Jaydin Clark C'23, Teaching Assistant for ABCS course "August Wilson and Beyond" taught by Herman Beavers and Suzana Berger
  • "Dare to be Sayre" film clip created by Penn students and Sayre High School students through ABCS course "Ethnographic Filmmaking" taught by Amit Das

Panel featuring:

  • Hakiem Ellison, C’22, Netter Center Emerson Fellow [moderator]
  • Emily Dunuwila, MS.Ed candidate, Interdisciplinary Studies in Human Development and Silverman Fellow at the Netter Center
  • Deborah Olatunji, C’24, Host of the Voices of Disruption Podcast, ABCS student, SNF Paideia Fellow, and Imagining America JGS Fellow
  • Leslie Roman, C’23, Teaching Assistant for "Music in Urban Spaces" ABCS course taught by Molly McGlone

Following the program, enjoy a post-performance reception in Annenberg's Feintuch Family Lobby while viewing project and poster displays from additional arts, culture, and humanities partnerships.

A Penn Homecoming Arts & Culture Event co-sponsored by Netter Center and Penn Live Arts.