We are an action-oriented training center and research lab located within the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice.

What We Offer

Our alternative learning opportunities—both in person and online—equip those who seek to make a social impact through the application of practical research and our community of educational partners and mentors.

Events + Sessions


Programs & Research, Resources + Recommendations, Social Impact Fundamentals
Opportunities to train your staff or grantees in CSIS programs. 

By Ariel Schwartz

Alumni Stories
Alumni Spotlight with Bree Davis

By Mandisa Thomas