A young West Philadelphian’s life-changing introduction to healthy food is traced to his involvement with the Netter Center for Community Partnership’s Agatston Urban Nutrition Initiative.
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Matt Hartley of the Graduate School of Education discusses service learning and what it really means to connect academia with real-world problems. (Penn GSE)
Drawn from the Penn’s diverse art collection, the exhibit features 58 prints, photographs, pastels and sculptures that explore issues of serialism and artistic process.
The earliest works in “Double Take” include Albrecht Dürer’s Engraved Passion Series (1508-13) and two William Hogarth engravings from A Rake’s Progress (1735).
WHAT: A groundbreaking ceremony for the Community Farm and Food Resource Center at Bartram’s Garden, a project designed to develop a healthier community by providing access to local, organic, affordable, nutritious and culturally relevant food, and a space where community members can maintain a relationship with the land.
Dean Richard Gelles of the School of Social Policy and Practice comments on the state of Philadelphia’s Department of Human Services.
The White House Office of National AIDS Policy, along with the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice, hosted a panel, “Sustaining the Community-Based Response to HIV,” Oct. 20 at Penn. About 150 attended.
Harris Sokoloff of the Graduate School of Education and Lauren Hirshon of the Fels Institute of Government in the School of Arts and Sciences are mentioned in regards to the revitalization of Old York Road.
Susan Sorenson of the School of Social Policy and Practice is noted as part of a team addressing the problem of domestic violence.