School of Social Policy & Practice

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

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