Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy and Practice says, “Young people today are growing up with a bitter, hopeless view of reality, especially in places where violence becomes the norm.”
School of Social Policy & Practice
PHILADELPHIA — The Center for High Impact Philanthropy at the University of Pennsylvania will be a partner in 100Kin10, a movement to recruit, prepare and support 100,000 science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM, teachers during the next decade.
Kate Hovde, senior analyst with the Center, will attend the first 100Kin10 Partner Summit on Tuesday, Feb. 21, in Washington, D.C., where Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will launch the event to bring together the network of partners.
The University of Pennsylvania’s African-American Resource Center personnel coordinated with organizations all over campus to create a symposium of social justice-oriented events lasting nearly a month. Now, they’re wrapping up this year’s Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Symposium on Social Change.
WHO: Afaf Ibrahim Meleis, dean of the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing
Eugenie L. Birch, Penn School of Design
Susan M. Wachter, Wharton School
PHILADELPHIA — More than 17 million Americans 65 or older have at least one firearm. Based on the current patterns of gun ownership and population growth, the number of elderly people who own a firearm is expected to increase. In an article released by the American Journal of Public Health, Susan B.
PHILADELPHIA — Cindy Christian, a faculty co-director at the University of Pennsylvania Field Center for Children’s Policy Practice & Research, has been named to a new 11-member Task Force on Child Protection. The appointment was made by Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett.
PHILADELPHIA — The University of Pennsylvania will honor Martin Luther King Jr. with an Interfaith Program and Awards Commemoration, Thursday, Jan. 19, at 6 p.m. in Bodek Lounge of Houston Hall, 3417 Spruce St.
Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy and Practice comments on black politicians in Philadelphia in relation to the high homicide rate.
Dean Richard Gelles of the School of Social Policy and Practice says, “There’s a general lack of knowledge about the civil rights movement whether you’re black, white, or green.”