Video: Is Race Behind Teen Mob Attacks?

August 11, 2011

Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy and Practice discuss societal fear of discussing race issues.

Article Source: WTXF-TV (Philadelphia)

From Pulpit, Nutter Throws Book at Roving Mobs of Black Teens

August 8, 2011

Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy and Practice agrees with the Philadelphia mayor’s using the black church as a means to address black teen violence.

Article Source: Philly.com

Video: Chad Lassiter on Controversial Column

August 3, 2011

Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy and Practice discusses the motivation behind a controversial op-ed.

Article Source: Myfoxphilly.com

No More Excuses for Black Crime

August 2, 2011

Walter Palmer of the School of Social Policy and Practice writes an op-ed on black crime.

Article Source: Philly.com
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820July 29, 2011

Penn Study Examines Gender Disparities in Injury Mortality; Men at Exceptional Risk

PHILADELPHIA — Men are more likely than die from injury than are women.

Susan B. Sorenson, a professor at the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice, has evaluated nearly 30 years of national injury mortality data and found that men are at greater risk of injury mortality throughout their lives. 

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820July 22, 2011

Penn Study Examines Safe Access to Clean Water in Low-Income Countries

PHILADELPHIA — Susan B. Sorenson, a professor at the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice, has teamed up with Philadelphia Global Water Initiative, along with the Penn School of Nursing, to study water fetching and the need for access to clean water in developing nations.

Florida Spurns $50 Million for Child-Abuse

July 20, 2011

Dean Richard Gelles of the School of Social Policy & Practice comments on the state of Florida rejecting $50 million for child-abuse prevention.

Article Source: Miami Herald

Who’s Fooling Mike McGinn?

July 13, 2011

Richard Estes of the School of Social Policy and Practice comments on kidnapped children who are sold into slavery.

Article Source: Seattle Weekly News
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820July 12, 2011

Penn’s Social Impact of the Arts Project, Philadelphia Receive $250,000 for Arts Mapping

PHILADELPHIA — The Social Impact of the Arts Project, housed at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Social Policy & Practice, is teaming with the City of Philadelphia to build and launch a Creative Assets Mapping Database, a Web tool that allows users to monitor growth in creative assets and determine their civic, economic and social impacts.

Five Killed in Philly Weekend Violence

July 3, 2011

Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy and Practice comments on violence in Philadelphia.

Article Source: WTXF-TV (Philadelphia)