School of Social Policy & Practice

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820October 14, 2013

Penn Social Impact Course Guide Now Available Online

A new online guide lists all of the courses available at the University of Pennsylvania that focus on making a difference in the lives of others.

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820October 1, 2013

Penn’s Field Center Hosts Annual Field of Dreams Luncheon

The Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice & Research at the University of Pennsylvania will host its third annual Field of Dreams Luncheon, Friday, Nov. 1, at the College of Physicians, 19 S. 22nd St., Philadelphia.

Playing Catch-up

September 22, 2013

Wendy Palmer and Nancy Peter of the School of Social Policy and Practice’s Philadelphia Youth Sports Collaborative are highlighted.

Article Source: Philadelphia Daily News

Target Plans to Let Facebook Users Determine $5 Million Giveaway to Schools

August 14, 2013

Katherina Rosqueta of the School of Social Policy & Practice’s Center for High Impact Philanthropy is quoted.

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820August 6, 2013

Penn Community Gathers School Supplies for West Philadelphia Youngsters

Through Friday, Aug. 16, multiple locations across the University of Pennsylvania campus will serve as drop-off points for the Penn Volunteers in Public Service’s annual back-to-school drive.

Video: NBC10 @ Issue: Zimmerman Verdict

July 21, 2013

Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy & Practice discusses the George Zimmerman trial and verdict.

Article Source: NBC10 Philadelphia

Video: Wrongfully Convicted

July 20, 2013

Kirk James of the School of Social Policy & Practice joins a conversation about wrongful convictions overturned with the use of DNA.

Article Source: You Tube
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820July 22, 2013

Social Policy Student at Penn Archives LGBT Center’s History

A student at the University of Pennsylvania wants to make sure future generations understand historic struggles for equality, so that similar mistakes don’t happen again.

Activists, Organizations Call for Florida Boycott

July 15, 2013

Chad Lassiter of the School of Social Policy & Practice shares his thoughts on the George Zimmerman acquittal.

Article Source: The Philadelphia Tribune
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820July 15, 2013

Penn’s Center for High Impact Philanthropy Helps To End Hunger, Obesity, Waste

The Center for High Impact Philanthropy at the University of Pennsylvania has released the Food Funder Compass, a free, online guide to help United States donors channel their charitable dollars into organizations and models that make the biggest difference.