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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820October 6, 2014

Social Policy Researcher at Penn Honored With WOAR’s Bridge of Courage Award

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Susan B. Sorenson, a professor at the School of Social Policy & Practice, will be honored for her work with an award from Women Organized Against Rape.

Susan B.

Black or Latino, and Male: This Is the Victim of Police Brutality

September 10, 2014

Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy & Practice writes about black and Latino men as victims of police brutality.

Article Source: Philly.com
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820September 9, 2014

Domestic Violence and Ray Rice

Note for TV and radio: The University of Pennsylvania has an on-campus ISDN line and satellite uplink facility with live-shot capability.

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820September 4, 2014

Penn Dean John L. Jackson Jr. Takes His Message on the Road

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The new dean of Penn's School of Social Policy & Practice, John L. Jackson Jr., will connect with alumni and potential students as he embarks on a coast-to-coast tour.

In the “Future of Social Change” tour, John L. Jackson Jr., new dean of the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice, will visit 10 cities across the United States, beginning with a launch event Friday, Sept. 12, at 5:30 p.m. at the Caster Building, 3701 Locust Walk.

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Media Contact:Amanda Mott | ammott@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422September 4, 2014

New Penn Integrates Knowledge Website Highlights Program’s Broad Impact

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Since 2005 the University of Pennsylvania‘s Penn Integrates Knowledge program has brought to campus exceptional faculty members whose research and teaching exemplify the integration of knowledge across disciplines.

Since 2005 the University of Pennsylvania‘s Penn Integrates Knowledge program has brought to campus exceptional faculty members whose research and teaching exemplify the integration of knowledge across disciplines. 

‘I Can’t Breathe!’: The Federal Government’s Responsibility

August 26, 2014

Ezekiel Dixon-Román of the School of Social Policy & Practice contributes his thoughts on a need for government interventions in protecting people of color.

Article Source: TheHill.com
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820August 22, 2014

New Students Volunteer in West Philadelphia as Part of Penn Community Teamworks

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Incoming graduate students from the School of Social Policy & Practice spent the day volunteering and making a house a home in West Philadelphia.

Sixteen incoming graduate students and one alumna of the University of Pennsylvania spent the day making a house a home in West Philadelphia.

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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151August 19, 2014

Penn President Amy Gutmann to Welcome Incoming Freshmen

WHO:            Amy Gutmann, president of the University of Pennsylvania, and incoming freshmen

WHAT:          Move-in for Penn's Class of 2018

WHEN:          Aug. 22, 2014, 11am

A Promise and an Opportunity

Theodore Brandon, a student in Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice, has long enjoyed helping others, assisting the elderly and volunteering at church.

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820July 24, 2014

Penn’s Dennis Culhane to Address White House Conference on Use of Integrated Data

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Dennis Culhane, a researcher at the School of Social Policy & Practice, will talk about how integrated administrative data might serve as a new way to build credible evidence that shows “what works” in funding social programs.

Dennis Culhane, a professor in the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice, will speak at a conference hosted by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and the