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Urban Apps & Maps Studios is a university-wide interdisciplinary program of urban civic start-ups and community engagement. We aim to build a vibrant ecosystem with community members, university faculty and students, and businesses to catalyze urban innovation using digital technology. Directly working with community members in North Philadelphia, the Studios designs, develops and incubates civic start-ups to transform urban challenges into sustainable products and services. We believe in the idea of "citizen entrepreneurship" as a powerful way of leveraging the city as a platform. We offer mentoring and internship opportunities to local high school students and internship.