School of Social Policy & Practice

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820March 15, 2013

Penn Alum, Adjunct Guides People Through Loss, Grief

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. 

Audio: Aging Homeless Face More Health Issues, Early Death

March 13, 2013

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.”

Article Source: NPR

Homeless Blame Game in New York City

March 5, 2013

Dennis Culhane of the School of Social Policy and Practice is quoted about homelessness in New York City.

Article Source: The Wall Street Journal
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820March 11, 2013

Penn School of Social Policy & Practice’s Goldring Re-Entry Initiative to Host Resource Fair

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.

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Media Contact:Deborah Lang | dlang@upenn.edu | 215-880-2372March 6, 2013

Groundbreaking Penn Conference Tackles the Complex of Urbanization and Food

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.

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Media Contact:Deborah Lang | dlang@upenn.edu | 215-880-2372 March 6, 2013

Penn IUR Honors Leaders in Urban Food Systems at the Ninth Annual Urban Leadership Forum

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.

Pa.’s Black Homicide Victimization Rate Is Country’s Second Highest

January 30, 2013

Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy and Practice comments on Pennsylvania’s black homicide victimization rate.

Article Source: Metro
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Gun Violence

Note for TV and radio: The University of Pennsylvania has an on-campus satellite uplink facility with live-shot capability and an ISDN line.

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Gun policy and violence prevention