School of Social Policy & Practice

Five Killed in Philly Weekend Violence

July 3, 2011

Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy and Practice comments on violence in Philadelphia.

Article Source: WTXF-TV (Philadelphia)
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820July 7, 2011

Penn Staff Member Wins Brava! Women Business Achievement Award for Work in Philanthropy

 PHILADELPHIA — Katherina Rosqueta, the founding executive director of the Center for High Impact Philanthropy, housed at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Social Policy & Practice, will be one of 25 to receive a 2011 Philadelphia SmartCEO magazine Brava! Women Business Achievement Award on Thursday, July 21, at 6 p.m. at The Merion, 1301 Rt. 130 S., Cinnaminson, N.J.

Family Slayings Leave Police Grappling for Answers

July 3, 2011

Dean Richard Gelles of the School of Social Policy and Practice comments on the U.S. family-slaying rate.

Article Source: Associated Press

From Chad Dion Lassiter: A Cry From the Heart on Black Youth Violence

July 5, 2011

Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy and Practice shares his views on Black youth violence in Philadelphia.

Article Source: Philly.com

Savage Justice: Community Mourns Hero

June 23, 2011

Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy and Practice comments on the death of a local community leader.

Article Source: Philadelphia Tribune

Video: Philly Student Test Scores Up Again

June 28, 2011

Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy and Practice discusses improved test scores.

Article Source: WTXF-TV (Philadelphia)

Report: Black Youth Politically Disengaged

June 14, 2011

Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy and Practice comments on the political disengagement of black youth.

Article Source: Philadelphia Tribune

Nutter to Announce ‘Stop and Frisk’ Changes

June 21, 2011

Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy and Practice says, “We need to deal with the cultural biases” of a stop-and-frisk policy.

Article Source: Philly.com

Poor Targeted in Pa. Budget

June 21, 2011

Roberta Iversen of the School of Social Policy and Practice comments on government budgets and the poor.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

How Slang Affects Students in the Classroom

June 13, 2011

Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy and Practice considers slang words “a dumbing down of culture.”

Article Source: U.S. News & World Report