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.
School of Social Policy & Practice
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.
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.
Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy and Practice comments on Pennsylvania’s black homicide victimization rate.
Note for TV and radio: The University of Pennsylvania has an on-campus satellite uplink facility with live-shot capability and an ISDN line.
Gun policy and violence prevention