PHILADELPHIA -- One million American school children are homeless each year, and many more are thought to move frequently. A researcher from the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Social Policy & Practice is the lead author on a new longitudinal study linking homelessness and frequent moving with children’s achievement.
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PHILADELPHIA -- As a part of the University of Pennsylvania’s “Year of Proof” theme for 2012-2013, the Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice & Research will host a symposium, entitled “How Well Do Our Laws Protect Children? International Models of Child Protection” on Tuesday, Oct. 30.
It will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. in the Levy Conference Room at the Penn Law School, 3400 Chestnut St.
Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy and Practice comments on issues that will bediscussed at the Call to Action: National Conference on Black on Black Violence as a Social Epidemic and Deployment of Workable Solutions.
Penn’s Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice & Research Hosts Annual Field of Dreams Luncheon
PHILADELPHIA –- The Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice & Research at the University of Pennsylvania will host its second annual Field of Dreams Luncheon Friday, Oct. 12, at the College of Physicians, 19 S. 22nd St., Philadelphia.
Dean Richard Gelles of the School of Social Policy and Practice comments on the case of Khalil Wimes and foster care.
Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy and Practice share his thoughts on how community gardens play a role in improving urban neighborhoods.