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.
Engage Locally Nationally and Globally
WHO: Jane Willenbring
Assistant Professor of Earth and Environmental Science
After seven years of widespread support and alumni participation, the University of Pennsylvania culminated its Making History Campaign, raising $4.3 billion, strengthening Penn’s position among the world’s foremost universities and making major breakthroughs in addressing society’s most complex challenges, Penn President Amy Gutmann announced today.
WHO: Featured speakers and invited guests:
Melissa Harris Perry, MSNBC host, Tulane University professor of political science and author of Sister Citizen: Shame, Stereotypes and Black Women in America
James Lytle of the Graduate School of Education comments on the success of the Penn Alexander School.
Kevin Gillen of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses Philadelphia property assessments.