A discussion of HIV/AIDS funding hosted by the School of Social Policy and Practice and the White House is featured.
School of Social Policy & Practice
PHILADELPHIA — A University of Pennsylvania researcher says most government social programs don’t work, a claim he is certain will not endear him to liberals. But he also says conservatives will not like hearing that there are programs that do work.
In a new book, The Third Lie: Why Government Programs Don’t Work and a Blueprint for Change, Richard J. Gelles also says the current economic situation has destroyed the middle class.
PHILADELPHIA — The Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice & Research will host a public hearing, “Foster Care: Aging Out – Options and Obstacles,” Wednesday, Nov. 2, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., in Claudia Cohen Hall, 249 S. 36th St., on the University of Pennsylvania campus.
Dean Richard Gelles of the School of Social Policy and Practice comments on the state of Philadelphia’s Department of Human Services.
The White House Office of National AIDS Policy, along with the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice, hosted a panel, “Sustaining the Community-Based Response to HIV,” Oct. 20 at Penn. About 150 attended.
Susan Sorenson of the School of Social Policy and Practice is noted as part of a team addressing the problem of domestic violence.
PHILADELPHIA — A second-year student at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, Tara Grigg Garlinghouse, has been selected for the first Alan Lerner Fellowship in Child Welfare Policy recipient, Penn’s Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice & Research announced today at its inaugural “Field of Dreams” luncheon.
PHILADELPHIA — The University of Pennsylvania’s Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice & Research will host its inaugural “Field of Dreams” luncheon, Friday, Sept. 23, from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the College of Physicians, 19 S. 22nd St., Philadelphia. WPVI-TV anchor Monica Malpass will be the event’s master of ceremonies.