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Professor Beavers is given the inaugural Netter Center Faculty-Community Partnership Award for ABCS partnership with West Philadelphia Cultural Alliance

May 24, 2016

Beavers and members of the West Philadelphia Cultural Alliance were honored for their partnership built around “August Wilson and Beyond,” an academically based community service course. The winners received a $5,000 award.

In the course, students from Penn and WPCA members discussed a series of 10 works from playwright August Wilson, who focused on the African-American experiences of the 1900s and portrayed African-American life, through the lens of a Pittsburgh neighborhood.

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