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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820November 16, 2012

Penn’s Ortner Center on Family Violence Releases “Violence Against Women” Report to the City

PHILADELPHIA -- Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania’s Evelyn Jacobs Ortner Center on Family Violence and Philadelphia City Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell have released a report assessing the city’s handing of domestic-violence cases and recommending improvements.

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820November 9, 2012

Penn Social Policy & Practice Researcher Studies Homelessness and Academic Achievement

PHILADELPHIA -- One million American school children are homeless each year, and many more are thought to move frequently.  A researcher from the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Social Policy & Practice is the lead author on a new longitudinal study linking homelessness and frequent moving with children’s achievement.

Can the Cans, Romney

October 31, 2012

Katherina Rosqueta of the School of Social Policy and Practice’s Center for High Impact Philanthropy comments on the benefits of charitable organizations receiving money instead of canned goods.

Article Source: Slate
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Understanding Autumn Pasquale’s Death


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