Social Policy & Practice

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Penn’s Center for High Impact Philanthropy: Focus on Housing, Health and Hunger During Economic Crisis
November 16, 2009
PHILADELPHIA — The Center for High Impact Philanthropy at the University of Pennsylvania has released an investment guide identifying where donors can make the greatest difference helping those suffering in the current economic crisis.
Mayor Nutter to Deliver Welcome Address at Penn Field Center's Conference, "One Child, Many Hands"
June 1, 2009
WHO andWHAT: Mayor Michael Nutter will deliver the welcome address at “One Child, Many Hands: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Child Welfare,” a June 3-5 national conference.Bernadine Dohrn, the director of the Children and Family Justice Center and associate professor at Northwestern University School of Law, will deliver the keynote address, “Children and Human Rights: A Comprehensive View of the Welfare of the Child.”
Penn's Field Center Hosts "One Child, Many Hands"
May 29, 2009
PHILADELPHIA — The Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice and Research at the University of Pennsylvania will host its third biennial conference, “One Child, Many Hands: A Multidisciplinary Conference on Child Welfare,” June 3-5 at Penn’s Wharton School.
Penn Dean to Discuss "Men Who Murder Their Families" at DOJ Panel Discussion
May 28, 2009
PHILADELPHIA — Richard Gelles, the dean of the School of Social Policy and Practice at the University of Pennsylvania, will participate in a panel discussion, “Men Who Murder Their Families: What the Research Tells Us,” June 2 at the National Institute of Justice, the research, development and evaluation arm of the Department of Justice.
University of Pennsylvania's Field Center Celebrates Five Years of Making a Difference
April 20, 2009
PHILADELPHIA — The University of Pennsylvania’s Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice & Research celebrates its fifth anniversary with a reception on Thursday, April 23, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Please Touch Museum, 4231 Ave. of the Republic in Philadelphia.
Penn's Field Center Celebrates Five Years
April 16, 2009
WHO: Penn’s Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice & Research at the University of Pennsylvania. Guest speakers include:• Penn President Amy Gutmann• Montgomery County District Attorney Risa Vetri Ferman• Philadelphia Family Court Administrative Judge Kevin Dougherty
Penn Hosts "Universities and Disasters: A Katrina Case Study" to Develop "How To" Guide for "Next Time"
April 8, 2009
PHILADELPHIA — The University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice is hosting “Universities and Disasters: Katrina Case Study,” a discussion group, from April 29 to May 1 at the University City Sheraton, 36th and Chestnut streets.
Social Work Awareness Month Film Screening: "King Gimp"
March 25, 2009
WHO: School of Social Policy and Practice and the Weingarten Learning Resources Center, Office of Student Disabilities Services,University of Pennsylvania
Penn's Center for High Impact Philanthropy Guides Global Health Philanthropists Toward Curbing Malaria
February 23, 2009
PHILADELPHIA — The Center for High Impact Philanthropy at the University of Pennsylvania has released an investment guide to help philanthropists combat malaria, a treatable and preventable disease and major global health problem. “Lifting the Burden of Malaria: An Investment Guide for Impact-Driven Philanthropy” offers independent, practical guidance on how individual donors can make a meaningful difference in the lives of those who are at risk of contracting the disease.