School of Social Policy & Practice

Lawsuit Adds Heat to ‘Stop and Frisk’ Controversy

November 11, 2010

Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy and Practice suggests that ‘stop and frisk’ has not been successful in crime fighting.

Article Source: Philadelphia Tribune
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820November 22, 2010

Penn School of Social Policy & Practice Explores Venezuelan Slums With “Barrios, Vol. 1” Photo Exhibit

PHILADELPHIA –- The University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice’s Master of Science in Social Policy program will host a photographic exhibit, “Barrios, Vol. 1,”’ and a panel discussion on Thursday, Dec. 2, from 6 to 8 p.m. at La Rotunda, 4014 Walnut St.

Carlos Beltrán, a journalist, documented the everyday lives of children and families in the poorest neighborhoods in Caracas, the capital of Venezuela, for six months. 

Save Our Schools: Black Men at Penn Reach Out to South Philly High

November 17, 2010

Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy and Practice is highlighted for his efforts in high school mentorship.

 

Article Source: Philadelphia Weekly

Video: Political Undercurrent in Palin's New Cable TV Series Conflicts With Outdoorsy Theme

November 13, 2010

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center comments on the intended message from Sarah Palin’s new reality television show.

Article Source: Chicago Tribune
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820November 5, 2010

Penn Center for High Impact Philanthropy Hosts Inaugural Seminar Featuring Newark Mayor

 

            PHILADELPHIA –- The Center for High Impact Philanthropy at the University of Pennsylvania will host its inaugural seminar, “Addressing the Needs of Vulnerable Families,” on Monday, Nov. 8, featuring Cory A. Booker, mayor of Newark, N.J., as the keynote speaker.

Delaware Faith: The Ugly Truth of Slavery and Church

October 24, 2010

Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy and Practice says that an apology for slavery will help reveal the truth about the church’s role.

 

Article Source: DelawareOnline.com

Governor Rendell, First Lady Recognize Eight Distinguished Daughters of Pennsylvania

October 27, 2010

President Amy Gutmann and Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center are among the eight women named Distinguished Daughters of Pennsylvania.

Article Source: CNBC.com

Judge’s Wife Call Raises Questions

October 21, 2010

Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy and Practice suggests that Virginia Thomas’ recent actions are inappropriate.

Article Source: Philadelphia tribune

Obama’s Message to Rally Party Base is Still a Work in Progress

October 21, 2010

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center comments on how polling data show that “President Obama now owns the economy.”

Article Source: Washington Times

Faster Retirements Key to Social Security Fix

October 13, 2010

Mark Stern of the School of Social Policy & Practice authors an op-ed on earlier retirement and its effect on Social Security

Article Source: CBS News