School of Social Policy & Practice

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820April 17, 2012

Penn’s United Community Clinic Provides Health Care for Underserved Populations, Showcases Interdisciplinary Work

Sick people refusing to be seen by a doctor?

“I don’t have medical coverage, I can’t go.” 

That’s what some people have said for far too long.  But, one organization works to get Philadelphians the health care that they need –- with or without insurance.

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820April 17, 2012

Penn’s United Community Clinic Provides Health Care for Underserved Populations, Showcases Interdisciplinary Work

Sick people refusing to be seen by a doctor?

“I don’t have medical coverage, I can’t go.” 

That’s what some people have said for far too long.  But, one organization works to get Philadelphians the health care that they need –- with or without insurance.

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820April 17, 2012

Penn Research Shows That Mormons Are Generous and Active in Helping Others

PHILADELPHIA -- When it comes to being generous with time and money, Americans who are not Mormons can learn from Americans who are.

A new study from researchers at the University of Pennsylvania and Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis explores Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints culture and explains LDS members’ volunteering and charitable giving-habits.

What’s In A Name? A Lot, When It Comes To Tax Cuts

April 11, 2012

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center comments on political language.

Article Source: NPR

At Vigil, Nutter Cites City Violence Against African-Americans

March 30, 2012

ChadDionLassiter of the School of Social Policy and Practice encourages the community to be proactive in the wake of ongoing violence in the African-American community.

Article Source: Philly.com

UPenn Hosts Discussion on Bullying at All Ages

March 28, 2012

Dean Richard Gelles of the School of Social Policy and Practice comments on bullying and an upcoming discussion, “Bullying Across the Lifespan: Targeting the Bully.”

Article Source: The Philadelphia Tribune
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820March 26, 2012

Penn Researchers Lead Study on Children in Assisted-housing Programs, Educational Outcomes

PHILADELPHIA – Two University of Pennsylvania researchers from the Graduate School of Education and the School of Social Policy & Practice are leading an interdisciplinary effort to study the educational well-being of children in assisted-housing programs.

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National Child Abuse Prevention Month

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

 

Expert:

Debra Schilling Wolfe
Executive Director, Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice & Research
University of Pennsylvania



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