Chad Dion Lassiter and Ram Cnaan of the School of Social Policy and Practice advocate for education as a key factor in reducing the incarceration rate.
School of Social Policy & Practice
PHILADELPHIA -- Three University of Pennsylvania leaders will be recognized for their commitment to child advocacy this Wednesday, April 13. President Amy Gutmann will receive The Judge Lois G. Forer Child Advocacy Award, and Richard Gelles, dean of the School of Social Policy and Practice, and Ira Harkavy, director of the Netter Center for Community Partnerships, will be recognized as Distinguished Advocates for Children by Philadelphia’s Support Center for Child Advocates.
Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy and Practice comments on President Obama’s foreign-affairs strategy.
School of Social Policy & Practice Students Unite With Other Universities to “Shout Out for Social Work”
PHILADELPHIA — Students from the School of Social Policy & Practice at the University of Pennsylvania, will don bright blue t-shirts and converge on 30th Street Station to talk with travelers and passersby about social work and how social workers can help them. Also participating in the 8 a.m. event on March 31 will be social work students from West Chester University, Temple University, La Salle University and Bryn Mawr College.
WHO & WHAT: An interdisciplinary conference featuring leading scholars in disability studies whose research includes civic fitness, technology designed to assist people with disabilities, history, politics and education.