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.”
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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.
Katherina Rosqueta of the School of Social Policy & Practice’s Center for High Impact Philanthropy says, “There is an overall trend in blurring the line between corporations focused solely on bottom-line profits and organizations with a dual purpose.”
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.