Social Policy & Practice

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Penn’s Lorene Cary Announces Safe Kids Stories Initiative
January 21, 2015
Lorene Cary, a senior lecturer in the English Department in the University of Pennsylvania School of Arts & Sciences, is leading a new initiative called Safe Kids Stories, a website and social movement designed to promote Philadelphia programs that create safe havens for children and youth.
Eight Professors Appointed Penn Fellows
January 13, 2015
Eight faculty members at the University of Pennsylvania have been named Penn Fellows. The announcement was made today by Penn Provost Vincent Price and Anita Allen, vice provost for faculty.
Center for High Impact Philanthropy at Penn Releases Year-End Giving Guide
December 8, 2014
The Center for High Impact Philanthropy at the University of Pennsylvania has released a free online guide for donors who want to know that their year-end giving will make the bi
Researchers at Penn Explore Impact of Race, Poverty and Change in America
December 3, 2014
The University of Pennsylvania will host “Race, Poverty and Change in America: The Persistent Dilemmas of Equity and Equality” Dec. 4-5 in the Fitts Auditorium of Penn’s Law School, 3400 Chestnut St.
‘Giving Tuesday’
November 20, 2014
Note for TV and radio: The University of Pennsylvania has an on-campus ISDN line and satellite uplink facility with live-shot capability.
Report to Congress: Penn Researchers Find Homelessness Is Declining
November 12, 2014
Homelessness across the United States continues to decline, according to a new report to Congress co-authored by researchers from the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice. The 2014 Annual Homelessness Assessment Report shows a decline in the number of homeless people in the U.S. across all groups, including women and children, veterans and the chronically homeless.
For Penn Graduate Student Cherae McWilliams, a Field Placement Opens New Doors
October 22, 2014
Cherae McWilliams believes in the human capacity for resilience. As a student at the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice, the 22-year-old resident of Newtown, Pa., has taken that belief to the next level, opening new doors and turning it into a career in social work.
Penn’s Field Center to Host Annual Field of Dreams Luncheon
October 14, 2014
The Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice & Research at the University of Pennsylvania will host its fourth annual Field of Dreams Luncheon, Friday, Oct. 24, at the College of Physicians, 19 S. 22nd St., Philadelphia.
Penn Prof and Alums Address Strangulation, Intimate Partner Violence in Research
October 8, 2014
To help policymakers understand the terror and risks experienced by victims of domestic abuse, a University of Pennsylvania professor has analyzed non-fatal strangulation among intimate partners.