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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820July 28, 2015

Student Moves Swiftly Through Pipeline for Promise Program All the Way to Penn

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Through a Pipeline for Promise, Abdul-Hakim Muhammad As-Salafee has traveled a non-traditional path from working in the Philadelphia Prison System to Penn's College of Liberal and Professional Studies.

Abdul-Hakim Muhammad As-Salafee has traveled a non-traditional path from working in the Philadelphia Prison System to the University of Pennsylvania

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820July 27, 2015

Three Penn Undergraduate Summer Associates Help to Affect Effective Philanthropy

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As summer associates with the Center for High Impact Philanthropy, Lisa Shmulyan, Bobby Lundquist and Amber Hu are using data, research and social media to help donors make the greatest difference in the lives of others.

This summer, three undergraduate students at the University of Pennsylvania are studying the best ways to research and promote effective charitable giving. 

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820July 22, 2015

School of Social Policy & Practice at Penn Explores Opportunities in Botswana

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Erica Zaveloff and Jerri Bourjolly from the School of Social Policy & Practice traveled to Botswana to explore potential areas of collaboration, based on the nation's most pressing social policy issues.

The School of Social Policy & Practice at the University of Pennsylvania may become another element in the Botswana-UPenn Partnership

At Philly Convention, NAACP to Highlight Racial Injustice

July 10, 2015

Dean John Jackson of the School of Social Policy & Practice is cited in this article about the NAACP’s annual convention, which starts in Philadelphia this Saturday.

Article Source: PhillyVoice.com
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820June 22, 2015

Penn’s Pipeline for Promise Program Hosts Closing Ceremonies

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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.  

Philanthropy in the U.S. Inches Up – With Exceptions

June 16, 2015

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.”

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820June 5, 2015

At Penn, Field Center’s Conference Draws Attention to Child Trafficking

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.

To Feed More, Food Pantries Learn From Supermarkets

May 22, 2015

Katherina Rosqueta of the School of Social Policy & Practice’s Center for High Impact Philanthropy comments on how

Article Source: New York Times

Severe Mental Illness Found to Drop in Young, Defying Perceptions

May 20, 2015

Steven Marcus of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Social Policy & Practice is cited for a collabor

Article Source: New York Times
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820May 18, 2015

Penn’s Center for High Impact Philanthropy Appoints Henriques as Senior Fellow

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Richard Henriques has been appointed a senior fellow at the Center for High Impact Philanthropy, with a joint appointment at the Wharton Social Impact Initiative.

Richard “Dick” Henriques has been appointed a senior fellow at the University of Pennsylvania’s Center for High Impact Philanthropy, with a joint appointment at the Wharton Social Impact Initiative.