PHILADELPHIA — The University of Pennsylvania will remember Martin Luther King Jr. with its 18th Annual Commemorative Symposium on Social Change, a series of nearly 25 community events Jan. 15-Feb. 1.
School of Social Policy & Practice
Debra Schilling Wolfe of the School of Social Policy & Practice authors an op-ed on the Pennsylvania Task Force on Child Protection.
Penn’s Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice & Research Works To Change Child Protection Laws
A lot can change in a year.
One year ago, Pennsylvania’s General Assembly established a Task Force on Child Protection to review child-abuse-reporting procedures and laws. In November, the Task Force issued a 400-page report outlining its proposal for revisions to the child abuse-reporting laws in Pennsylvania.
Susan Sorenson of the School of Social Policy & Practice comments on reaction to the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in comparison to the Aurora movie theater shooting.
Susan Sorenson of the School of Social Policy & Practice shares her thoughts about the lack of funding for studies on guns.
Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy & Practice comments on the lack of outrage over the city’s murder rate, attributing it to multiple factors such as moral erosion and a lack of community commitment.