Social Policy & Practice

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Student Moves Swiftly Through Pipeline for Promise Program All the Way to Penn
July 28, 2015
Abdul-Hakim Muhammad As-Salafee has traveled a non-traditional path from working in the Philadelphia Prison System to the University of Pennsylvania. 
Three Penn Undergraduate Summer Associates Help to Affect Effective Philanthropy
July 27, 2015
This summer, three undergraduate students at the University of Pennsylvania are studying the best ways to research and promote effective charitable giving. 
School of Social Policy & Practice at Penn Explores Opportunities in Botswana
July 22, 2015
The School of Social Policy & Practice at the University of Pennsylvania may become another element in the Botswana-UPenn Partnership. 
Penn’s Pipeline for Promise Program Hosts Closing Ceremonies
June 22, 2015
WHO & WHAT:          The University of Pennsylvania’s School of Social Policy & Practice will host the closing ceremonies for students completing its Pipeline for Promise program, which offers underserved students from local community colleges a free course during the summer months.   During the three-year program, the students enrolled in Pipeline for Promise learn about social work as a profession, time management, fiscal responsibility and other life skills that extend beyond the classroom.  
At Penn, Field Center’s Conference Draws Attention to Child Trafficking
June 5, 2015
The Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice & Research at the University of Pennsylvania will host a June 10-12 conference addressing some of today's critical issues such as child trafficking and underrepresented populations in the child welfare system.
Penn’s Center for High Impact Philanthropy Appoints Henriques as Senior Fellow
May 18, 2015
Richard “Dick” Henriques has been appointed a senior fellow at the University of Pennsylvania’s Center for High Impact Philanthropy, with a joint appointment at the Wharton Social Impact Initiative.
Penn Student Leads Nepali Earthquake Relief Effort
May 15, 2015
After a major earthquake hit Nepal on April 25, University of Pennsylvania graduate student Sandeep Shah felt helpless.   But, he also knew that his interdisciplinary background in social work, finance and philanthropy could help those who needed it the most. 
Penn Center for High Impact Philanthropy Offers Advice on Aid to Nepal
April 29, 2015
The Center for High Impact Philanthropy at the University of Pennsylvania has developed online guidance to assist donors wishing to help the victims of the earthquake in Nepal. 
Field Center at Penn Addresses America’s ‘Throwaway Children’ Through History
January 23, 2015
The Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice & Research at the University of Pennsylvania will host a community symposium in conjunction with One Book, One Philadelphia, Monday, Feb. 9, at 8:30 a.m.