School of Social Policy & Practice

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

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