Debra Schilling Wolfe of the School of Social Policy and Practice is quoted about multidisciplinary social workers.
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It began at age 5, long before she came to the University of Pennsylvania.
During school breaks, while other students vacationed or went to camp, Jennifer Gutierrez was working. At first, she worked as an interpreter for her mother who did not speak English.
Loss and grief can occur at all stages of life. But, it’s not just about death or dying.
It also happens with infertility, physical illness, pregnancy losses, the dissolution of marriages and other relational break-ups.
Dennis Culhane of the School of Social Policy and Practice says, “We’re looking at a group of people who are sort of prematurely reaching old age.”
In an effort to break the cycle of recidivism, the Goldring Re-entry Initiative at the University of Pennsylvania, will host “Breaking Down Walls: Intersections of Mass Incarceration and Its Implications,” Saturday, March 16, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the International House, 3701 Chestnut St. It is free and open to the public.
Feeding Cities: Food Security in a Rapidly Urbanizing World, the first international conference examining the critical link between urbanization and food security, will be held at the University of Pennsylvania from Wednesday, March 13, through Friday, March 15, 2013.
The Penn Institute for Urban Research (Penn IUR) hosts the 9th Annual Urban Leadership Forum on Wednesday March 13th from 5:30pm to 7:30pm to celebrate exemplary leaders in the effort to build resilient, food-secure, and livable cities.
Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy and Practice comments on Pennsylvania’s black homicide victimization rate.