Dennis Culhane of the School of Social Policy and Practice is cited for studying funding for housing and education assistance.
PHILADELPHIA —The documentary “Saving Philanthropy” will be shown on Wednesday, Nov. 9, from 4:30 to 7 p.m., in 1206 Steinberg Dietrich-Hall, 3620 Locust Walk, on the University of Pennsylvania campus. The event is hosted by the Center for High Impact Philanthropy, the School of Social Policy & Practice, the Wharton Program for Social Impact and the Wharton Leadership Program.
Richard Gelles has written a book, and he is pretty sure about one thing: He is going to upset a lot of people — liberals and conservatives alike.
PHILADELPHIA — A University of Pennsylvania researcher says most government social programs don’t work, a claim he is certain will not endear him to liberals. But he also says conservatives will not like hearing that there are programs that do work.
In a new book, The Third Lie: Why Government Programs Don’t Work and a Blueprint for Change, Richard J. Gelles also says the current economic situation has destroyed the middle class.
PHILADELPHIA — The Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice & Research will host a public hearing, “Foster Care: Aging Out – Options and Obstacles,” Wednesday, Nov. 2, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., in Claudia Cohen Hall, 249 S. 36th St., on the University of Pennsylvania campus.
Dean Richard Gelles of the School of Social Policy and Practice comments on the state of Philadelphia’s Department of Human Services.
The White House Office of National AIDS Policy, along with the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice, hosted a panel, “Sustaining the Community-Based Response to HIV,” Oct. 20 at Penn. About 150 attended.
Susan Sorenson of the School of Social Policy and Practice is noted as part of a team addressing the problem of domestic violence.