DHS Commissioner Cynthia Figueroa to Speak at Penn's Field Center for Children's Policy, Practice & Research

Jessica Bautista | bajess@sp2.upenn.edu | 215-573-8408
Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460
Tuesday, September 27, 2016

WHO:           Cynthia Figueroa, newly appointed commissioner, Philadelphia Department of Human Services

                    Debra Schilling Wolfe, Executive Director, The Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice & Research

                    John L. Jackson, Jr., Dean, University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice          

WHAT:         DHS Commissioner Figueroa to make remarks as The Field Center cuts the ribbon for its newly renovated space

WHEN:         Thursday, September 29, 5:30 to 7 p.m.

WHERE:       3815 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

The Field Center will cut the ribbon on its expanded and renovated office space on September 29th. Newly appointed Philadelphia DHS Commissioner Figueroa and SP2 Dean Jackson will deliver remarks. The event will also feature a building tour.

More about the The Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice & Research
The Field Center is the only organization of its kind that brings together the nation’s leading experts in the field of child abuse from multiple disciplines with the resources of Penn’s Schools of Social Policy & Practice, Law, Medicine and Nursing and the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Together, they strive to make critical changes to the child welfare system. The Field Center does this through policy and practice improvement, bringing the latest research and promising practices to the communities and agencies served, providing critical training to professionals across all of the disciplines and fields that touch the lives of victims, supporting legislative reform and advocating for those children who have no voice. More information about The Field Center is at www.fieldcenteratpenn.org