School of Social Policy & Practice

Health, Jobs, Education: Key Ways to Help Haiti Now

July 14, 2010

The Center for High Impact Philanthropy’s Haiti donation analysis study, “Haiti: How Can I Help? Models for Donors Seeking Long-Term Impact,” is cited.

Article Source: Huffington Post
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820July 14, 2010

University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice Launches Penn-China Civil Society Initiative

The University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice has launched the Penn-China Civil Society Initiative, a program to assist the budding non-governmental sector in China.

Deadlier Than Usual Fourth of July

July 12, 2010

Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy & Practice comments on Philadelphia violence-prevention statutes.

Article Source: Philadelphia Daily News

Five Myths About America's Homeless

July 11, 2010

Dennis Culhane of the School of Social Policy and Practice authors a column on homelessness myths.

Article Source: Washington Post

Chester Lockdown Extended 30 Days

June 23, 2010

Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy & Practice comments on the extended Chester, Pa., curfew.

Article Source: Metro

City of Chester to Vote on Month-Long State of Emergency

June 23, 2010

Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy & Practice discusses the Chester, Pa., curfew.

Article Source: WHYY Radio (Philadelphia)

Violence Has Chester in Critical Condition

June 21, 2010

Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy & Practice comments on a wave of violence in Chester, Pa.

Article Source: Philadelphia Daily News

Service on a Global Stage -- Social Workers’ Response to Haiti Earthquake

June 21, 2010

Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy & Practice discusses the role of social workers in the rebuilding of Haiti.

Article Source: Social Work Today

Summer Bummer: Tough Job Market for Delaware Teens

June 13, 2010

Roberta Iversen of the School of Social Policy and Practice says that “breaking into the job market at a young age is important to working up the economic ladder.”

Article Source: Wilmington News-Journal

Ivy League Degree No Surefire Path to Success

June 14, 2010

Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy & Practice says an Ivy League degree has networking benefits but can also encourage an insular attitude.

Article Source: MSNBC