Jon Bon Jovi, the Jersey Shore and the Impact Investing Strategy

October 30, 2015

Carra Cote-Ackah of the School of Social Policy & Practice’s Center for High Impact Philanthropy talks about the importance of investing in organizations that are trying to achieve a goal.

Article Source: New York Times

How Many Guns Are in America? A Web of State Secrecy Means No One Knows

October 27, 2015

Susan Sorenson of the School of Social Policy & Practice expresses concern about the lack of funding for research dedicated to gun violence.

Article Source: Guardian (U.K.)

Schools, Government Agencies Move to Share Student Data

October 19, 2015

Dennis Culhane of the School of Social Policy & Practice and John Fantuzzo of the Graduate School of Education are noted as founders of AISP, Actionable Intelligence for Social Policy.

Article Source: Education Week

Audio: Investigations, Legislation Seek to Shed Light on the Red Cross

September 24, 2015

Kyle Sherman of the School of Social Policy & Practice’s Center for High Impact Philanthropy joins a conversation about proposed legislation to take a closer look at the Red Cross.

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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151September 17, 2015

Penn Center for High Impact Philanthropy Creates Guide for Donating Funds to Combat Substance Abuse

The Center for High Impact Philanthropy at the University of Pennsylvania has developed a free online guide for people who want to save lives by reducing illness and homelessness related to drug or alcohol use, and help more people access the care they need to get better more quickly.

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460September 22, 2015

Ultimate Anthropologist: John Jackson, Penn Social Policy & Practice Dean

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Faster than a speeding lecture, more powerful than a standing committee, able to take great intellectual leaps in a single bound, John L. Jackson Jr., dean of the School of Social Policy & Practice at the University of Pennsylvania, is harnessing the power of faculty and student expertise to address some of the most pressing social justice issues in America. He's also Anthroman.

John L. Jackson Jr., dean of the School of Social Policy & Practice at the University of Pennsylvania, is harnessing the power of faculty and student expertise to address some of the most pressing social justice issues in America.

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460September 11, 2015

Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice Hosts ‘Voices for Votes’ Public Forum

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The University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy and Practice will host a free public forum “Voices for Votes: Real Talk on the Key Social Justice Issues for the 2016 Presidential Election” Saturday, Sept. 19, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Fitts Auditorium, Golkin Hall of Penn Law School, 3501 Sansom St.

WHO:   Byron Cotter, director, Alternative Sentencing Unit, Defender Association of Philadelphia

Charles Ellison, political strategist and Washington correspondent, Philadelphia Tribune, and contributing editor, theRoot.com

Shira Goodman, executive director, CeaseFire PA

Audio: Ending Veteran Homelessness

August 31, 2015

 

Dennis Culhane of the School of Social Policy & Practice joins a discussion about targeting veteran homelessness.

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Media Contact:Jessica Bautista | bajess@sp2.upenn.edu | 215-573-8408August 28, 2015

Penn Social Policy & Practice's Voices for Votes: Real Talk on the Key Social Justice Issues for '16 Election

PHILADELPHIA, PA – On Saturday, September 19 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2) will be hosting “Voices for Votes: Real Talk on the Key Social Justice Issues for the 2016 Presidential Election.”

At GreenLight Philanthropy, Sowing Seeds

August 10, 2015

 

Katherina Rosqueta of the School of Social Policy & Practice’s Center for High Impact Philanthropy is quoted about the return on investment in providing funding to the Center for Employment Opportunities.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer