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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422March 16, 2011

Penn Nursing Hosting 5K Walk for Water for Haiti

 

WHO &

WHAT:            The University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing will host a 5K walk to raise money to purchase water-filtration systems and provide access to clean water for health clinics in Port Au Prince, Haiti, in conjunction with World Water Day.

 

Five-gallon buckets of water will be available to 5k walkers wishing to walk in solidarity with Haitian women who walk long distances to gather clean water for their families.

A Year After Haiti Quake, There Is a Hope Despite the Devastation

January 12, 2011

Carol McLaughlin of the Center for High Impact Philanthropy in the School of Social Policy and Practice says it is important to acknowledge the progress that has been made in rebuilding Haiti.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820December 6, 2010

Sharon Ravitch of Penn’s Graduate School of Education Named Advisor for Haitian Ministry of Education

PHILADELPHIA –- Sharon Ravitch, a senior lecturer in the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education, has been named senior international advisor to the Haitian Ministry of Education for its Education Reconstruction Plan, designed to rebuild the nation’s education system.

Creutzer Mathurin, a senior leader in the Ministry, formalized an agreement today at Penn, solidifying Ravitch’s and GSE’s role in rebuilding the Haitian educational infrastructure.

Haiti Donation Guide

July 13, 2010

The Center for High Impact Philanthropy’s “Haiti: How Can I Help? Models for Donors Seeking Long-Term Impact” guide is cited.

Article Source: Philanthropy Journal
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