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Group of West Philly Youth Continue to Fight for Food Justice

July 13, 2011

Penn’s Netter Center Urban Nutrition Initiative is featured.

Article Source: University City Review
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820July 12, 2011

Penn’s Social Impact of the Arts Project, Philadelphia Receive $250,000 for Arts Mapping

PHILADELPHIA — The Social Impact of the Arts Project, housed at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Social Policy & Practice, is teaming with the City of Philadelphia to build and launch a Creative Assets Mapping Database, a Web tool that allows users to monitor growth in creative assets and determine their civic, economic and social impacts.

Five Killed in Philly Weekend Violence

July 3, 2011

Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy and Practice comments on violence in Philadelphia.

Article Source: WTXF-TV (Philadelphia)
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460
Media Contact:Lauren Hirshon | lhirshon@upenn.edu | 215-746-6444July 6, 2011

Eric Rabe to Join Penn’s Fels Institute of Government Research & Consulting as Senior Advisor

PHILADELPHIA –- Eric Rabe has been appointed a senior advisor to Fels Research & Consulting, the consulting practice for public-sector and non-profit organizations at the Fels Institute of Government at the University of Pennsylvania

From Chad Dion Lassiter: A Cry From the Heart on Black Youth Violence

July 5, 2011

Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy and Practice shares his views on Black youth violence in Philadelphia.

Article Source: Philly.com

Savage Justice: Community Mourns Hero

June 23, 2011

Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy and Practice comments on the death of a local community leader.

Article Source: Philadelphia Tribune

Video: Philly Student Test Scores Up Again

June 28, 2011

Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy and Practice discusses improved test scores.

Article Source: WTXF-TV (Philadelphia)

Audio: Community Members Talk It Out: End-of-Life Care and Face Transplants

June 28, 2011

Arthur Caplan of the Perelman School of Medicine leads a discussion on face transplantation.

Report: Black Youth Politically Disengaged

June 14, 2011

Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy and Practice comments on the political disengagement of black youth.

Article Source: Philadelphia Tribune
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Media Contact:Sara Stewart | arg@pobox.upenn.edu | 215-898-3617
Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820August 10, 2011

"An American Odyssey: The Warner Collection of American Art” to Be at Penn’s Arthur Ross Gallery

PHILADELPHIA — “An American Odyssey: The Warner Collection of American Art” opens at the University of Pennsylvania’s Arthur Ross Gallery on Aug. 13. 

An exploration of history through art, the traveling exhibition from Tuscaloosa, Ala., consists of paintings that chronicle the American experience from 1799 to 1971 in portraits, genre, still life and landscapes.