Social Policy & Practice

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University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice Launches Penn-China Civil Society Initiative
July 14, 2010
The University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice has launched the Penn-China Civil Society Initiative, a program to assist the budding non-governmental sector in China.
Center for High Impact Philanthropy Issues Investment Guide on Long-Term Development in Haiti
June 10, 2010
PHILADELPHIA — The University of Pennsylvania’s Center for High Impact Philanthropy has released its latest investment guide, “Haiti: How Can I Help? Models for Donors Seeking Long-Term Impact.”  The guide focuses on health, livelihoods and education, and it points to solutions where charitable dollars could make the biggest difference.
”The Nexus of Housing and Child Welfare” Is Subject of Penn Symposium
April 6, 2010
WHO: The University of Pennsylvania’s Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice and Research, a collaboration between Penn’s School of Social Policy and Practice, School of Law and School of Medicine and the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Penn School of Social Policy & Practice and DHS Create Joint-Scholarship Program
March 31, 2010
  PHILADELPHIA — The University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice has teamed with the City of Philadelphia’s Department of Human Services to create the Penn/DHS Scholarship, a joint program designed to encourage full-time DHS staff to become part-time students pursuing master’s of social work degrees at Penn.
U.S. Justice Department Official to Speak at Penn to Raise Awareness of Violence Against Women
March 5, 2010
U.S. Justice Department Official to Speak at Penn to Raise Awareness of Violence Against WomenWHO: Lanny Breuer, assistant attorney general, Department of Justice Maureen Rush, Penn vice president for public safety Joann Mitchell, Penn vice president for institutional affairs
"This Is Not an Invitation to Rape Me" Art Exhibit Attacks False Perceptions
February 18, 2010
PHILADELPHIA— “This Is Not an Invitation to Rape Me,” which runs through March 5 at the University of Pennsylvania, is an art exhibit designed to address the idea that, when a woman is raped, she asked for it, deserved it or wanted it.
Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice Uses Katrina Lessons to Organize Long-Term Haitian Relief
January 28, 2010
PHILADELPHIA — The University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice, using the lessons it learned from the Hurricane Katrina recovery efforts along the Gulf Coast, is coordinating a long-term, interdisciplinary Penn response to the disaster in Haiti.
Penn’s Field Center Hosts Community Symposium: "Health Care Reform – Hope for the Welfare of Children"
January 25, 2010
WHO: U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz of Pennsylvania’s 13th District, a member of the House Ways and Means Committee and health-care-policy expert, along with Donald F. Schwarz, Philadelphia deputy mayor for health and opportunity and health commissioner. State Rep. Mike Gerber will introduce them.
Penn’s Center for High Impact Philanthropy Provides Free Online Guide to Credible, Effective Charities to Help Haiti
January 22, 2010
PHILADELPHIA — The Center for High Impact Philanthropy at the University of Pennsylvania has created a series of online briefs to provide up-to-date information about smart philanthropic ways to help Haiti’s earthquake victims.