School of Social Policy & Practice

Audio: Getting the Most Bang for Your Charity Buck

December 27, 2012

Katherina Rosqueta of the School of Social Policy & Practice’s Center for High Impact Philanthropy joins a discussion about charitable giving.

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Op-ed: Pa. Task Force Recommendations Pave Way for Stronger Abuse Laws

December 29, 2012

Debra Schilling Wolfe of the School of Social Policy & Practice authors an op-ed on the Pennsylvania Task Force on Child Protection.

Article Source: The Patriot-News
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820January 2, 2013

Penn’s Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice & Research Works To Change Child Protection Laws

A lot can change in a year.

One year ago, Pennsylvania’s General Assembly established a Task Force on Child Protection to review child-abuse-reporting procedures and laws.  In November, the Task Force issued a 400-page report outlining its proposal for revisions to the child abuse-reporting laws in Pennsylvania.

Will Sandy Hook Mark Turning Point for Gun Industry?

December 20, 2012

Susan Sorenson of the School of Social Policy & Practice comments on reaction to the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in comparison to the Aurora movie theater shooting.

Article Source: Fox Business

Guns as Public Health Problem: A Penn Professor Speaks Out

December 18, 2012

Susan Sorenson of the School of Social Policy & Practice shares her thoughts about the lack of funding for studies on guns.

Article Source: Newsworks

Veteran Homeless Drops 7 Percent, VA Says

December 10, 2012

Dennis Culhane of the School of Social Policy & Practice comments on the Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing program.

Article Source: Washington Post

New Data: Child Abuse Drops for 5th Straight Year

December 12, 2012

Dean Richard Gelles of the School of Social Policy & Practice comments on child welfare and abuse rates.

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How to Choose a Charity for Holiday Giving

December 11, 2012

Katherina Rosqueta of the School of Social Policy & Practice’s Center for High Impact Philanthropy discusses how to make holiday donations more cost effective.

Article Source: U.S. News & World Report

Activists Bemoan Apathy over Murder Rate

December 7, 2012

Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy & Practice comments on the lack of outrage over the city’s murder rate, attributing it to multiple factors such as moral erosion and a lack of community commitment.

Article Source: The Philadelphia Tribune
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Homeless Veterans

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

 

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Dr. Dennis Culhane
Professor, School of Social Policy & Practice
University of Pennsylvania

 

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