School of Social Policy & Practice

Long Stops Short of Denying Allegations

September 27, 2010

Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy & Practice provides commentary on the Bishop Long scandal.

Article Source: Philadelphia Tribune

Reflecting Diversity

September 28, 2010

Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy & Practice discusses the importance of diversity in social-work schools.

Article Source: Social Work Today

Arbitron: Radio Continues to Reach Large Black Audiences

September 24, 2010

Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy & Practice says “radio is a format that allows for more freedom to speak to different racial and ethnic communities.”

Article Source: Blackweb 2.0

Platitudes Won’t Help; Steady Paychecks Will

September 6, 2010

Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy & Practice discusses African-American unemployment rates.

Article Source: Philadelphia Tribune

Drop-Outs Get More Closed Doors Than Options

September 2, 2010

Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy & Practice says many high-school dropouts have a higher likelihood of ending up incarcerated.

Article Source: Philadelphia Tribune

Critics: Obama ‘Out of Touch’ With U.S.

August 17, 2010

Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy & Practice says the “Ground Zero” mosque debate “is an opportunity for Americans to get past their fear of Islam.” 

 

Article Source: Philadelphia Tribune

Report to Show Scope, Response to Dropout Crisis

August 31, 2010

Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy & Practice addresses the rising dropout rate in Philadelphia.

Article Source: Philadelphia Tribune
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820August 24, 2010

Penn School of Social Policy & Practice Professor Pens Children’s Book on Environmental Impact

PHILADELPHIA — Femida Handy, a professor at the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice, shows the next generation of young readers how to take steps toward becoming more environmentally friendly with her first children’s book,  “Sandy’s Incredible Shrinking Footprint.”

To Fight Homelessness, Turn Project 50 Into Project 10,000

August 13, 2010

Dennis Culhane of the School of Social Policy and Practice authors an op-ed on the effectiveness of programs designed to fight homelessness.

Article Source: Los Angeles Times
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820August 5, 2010

Penn School of Social Policy & Practice Professor Appointed Editor of Nonprofit Sector Academic Journal

PHILADELPHIA — Femida Handy, a professor in the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice, has been appointed editor-in-chief of Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, the peer-reviewed academic journal of non-profit and philanthropic studies, by the Association for Research on NonProfit Organizations and Voluntary Action, ARNOVA.