The Elsie Hillman Civic Forum (Elsie Forum) is an initiative developed within the Institute of Politics from a generous endowment from the Hillman Family Foundation, given in Elsie’s honor. The Elsie Forum offers five student programs, each with unique experiences but with one thing in common – dedication to bringing Elsie’s values and passion for civic engagement to the students of the University of Pittsburgh. Read more about the Elsie Forum »
A semester-long internship with an elected official and an accompanying seminar where students learn about the historical, economic, and social background of Southwestern PA
An opportunity for students to network with regional leaders and discuss what they can do to become involved in their community and advance Elsie Hillman's legacy.
Interested in working with the Institute of Politics on their regional policy intiatives and programs or getting involved in civic engagement programming? Apply to work with us