School of Social Policy & Practice

Audio: Young Adults in the Foster Care System

June 3, 2013

Debra Schilling Wolfe of the School of Social Policy and Practice speaks about older youth in the foster care system.

Article Source: WHYY

The New Science of Giving

May 17, 2013

Katherina Rosqueta of the School of Social Policy & Practice’s Center for High Impact Philanthropy is quoted about whether or not donors care if their donations will highly impact the charities’ goals.

Article Source: The Wall Street Journal
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820May 15, 2013

Penn to Host International Homelessness Research Conference

The University of Pennsylvania will be the site for a two-day “International Homelessness Research Conference: Advancing the Policy and Practice of Crisis Response Systems” on June 3-4. It is set for 8 a.m.–5:30 p.m. in Houston Hall, 3417 Spruce St.

Get Them While They’re Young

May 14, 2013

Vivian Seltzer of the School of Social Policy and Practice is cited for her research on adolescent development.

Article Source: The Huffington Post

Charity Can’t Fill Holes in Aid to Poor

May 1, 2013

Michael Katz of the School of Arts and Sciences and Katherina Rosqueta of the School of Social Policy & Practice’s Center for High Impact Philanthropy comment on the impact of charities on the poor.

Article Source: Philly.com

‘CultureBlocks’ A New Way to Find Philly Arts

April 30, 2013

The School of Social Policy & Practice’s Social Impact of the Arts Project is mentioned for its involvement with a new website called CultureBlocks.

Article Source: Philly.com

Video: Husband of Gabby Giffords Speaks on Gun Control

April 17, 2013

A gun-violence forum hosted by the School of Social Policy and Practice featuring retired astronaut Mark Kelly is highlighted.

Article Source: NBC10 Philadelphia

Penn Hears Call for More Courage on Gun Laws

April 18, 2013

A gun-violence forum hosted by the School of Social Policy and Practice called “Finding Common Ground: Moving Forward” is featured.

Article Source: Philly.com

The Doctor Is In: 1DocWay Wins First-ever Wharton Social Venture Business Plan Competition With Telepsychiatry Service That Reaches Underserved Communities

April 15, 2013

The winner of the Wharton Social Venture Business Plan Competition is announced, and Peter Frumkin of the Center for High Impact Philanthropy in the School of Social Policy and Practice is mentioned for being a judge.

Article Source: SFGate
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820April 15, 2013

Penn Talks Gun Violence with Capt. Mark Kelly

WHAT:          “Finding Common Ground: Moving Forward,” a gun violence prevention event, hosted by the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice.  Includes a screening of “