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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460January 21, 2015

Penn’s Lorene Cary Announces Safe Kids Stories Initiative

Lorene Cary, a senior lecturer in the English Department in the University of Pennsylvania School of Arts & Sciences, is leading a new initiative called Safe Kids Stories, a website and social movement designed to promote Philadelphia programs that create safe havens for children and youth.

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Media Contact:Leo Charney | lcharney@upenn.edu | January 13, 2015

Eight Professors Appointed Penn Fellows

Eight faculty members at the University of Pennsylvania have been named Penn Fellows. The announcement was made today by Penn Provost Vincent Price and Anita Allen, vice provost for faculty.

The Black Hebrews and Israel

January 7, 2015

Dean John Jackson of the School of Social Policy & Practice is mentioned for his book Thin Description: Et

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Video: I-Team Investigation: The Supervision of Bradley Stone

December 23, 2014

Susan Sorenson of the School of Social Policy & Practice discusses gun policies and access.

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820December 8, 2014

Center for High Impact Philanthropy at Penn Releases Year-End Giving Guide

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Whether a donor has $10 or $1 million to contribute, a free, online guide from the Center for High Impact Philanthropy helps donors who want to know that their year-end giving will make the biggest difference in the lives of others.

The Center for High Impact Philanthropy at the University of Pennsylvania has released a free online guide for donors who want to know that their year-end giving will make the bi

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820December 3, 2014

Researchers at Penn Explore Impact of Race, Poverty and Change in America

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“Race, Poverty and Change in America” brings together experts to explore America's pursuit of civil and equal rights in the midst of unemployment, high levels of incarceration, low-quality education and neighborhood blight.

The University of Pennsylvania will host “Race, Poverty and Change in America: The Persistent Dilemmas of Equity and Equality” Dec. 4-5 in the Fitts Auditorium of Penn’s Law School, 3400 Chestnut St.

Student Launches Nonprofit Organization to Engage Volunteers

December 3, 2014

Graduate student Erica Sokol of the School of Social Policy & Practice is feature for creating a nonprofit organization, Students CARE.

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How to Get the Most Bang for Your Charitable Giving Buck

December 2, 2014

Katherina Rosqueta of the School of Social Policy & Practice’s Center for High Impact Philanthropy is featured abou

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Lessons From Ferguson

December 1, 2014

Dean John Jackson and Ezekiel Dixon-Román of the School of Social Policy & Practice co-author an op-ed on the shooting of

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Audio: Charities Kick Off Holiday Season With Giving Tuesday

December 1, 2014

Katherina Rosqueta of the School of Social Policy & Practice’s Center for High Impact Philanthropy discusses Giving

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