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Articles, News, Announcements, Stories, Publications, Images and Social Media from around the SP2 Community.

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Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice to address racial tensions, host two-part discussion on post-Ferguson society

Faculty & Research, Student Life

In the wake of heightened racial tension, civil unrest and the events that unfolded in Ferguson, MO, Penn’s School of...

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Global Social Impact House

Global Social Impact House

Faculty & Research

Part of SP2’s new Center for Social Impact Strategy, Impact Houses like this one in Vieques are “one- and two-week...

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Class of 1954 Lecture: “The Cultures of Care: Why Social Work Should Continue to Take Cultural Differences Seriously”

Faculty & Research

Join fellow alumni, students and faculty members from the School of Social Policy & Practice, Penn and the greater Philadelphia...

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Student Life

Articles, News, Announcements, Stories, Publications, Images and Social Media from around the SP2 Community.

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Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice to address racial tensions, host two-part discussion on post-Ferguson society

Faculty & Research, Student Life

In the wake of heightened racial tension, civil unrest and the events that unfolded in Ferguson, MO, Penn’s School of...

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SP2 Spring Film Series: Criminal Justice Meets Cinema

Student Life

This semester, the School of Social Policy & Practice is hosting a series of film screenings, post-film discussions and lectures...

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The DSW Revamped: New Virtual Space, Same World-Class Education

Student Life

They’re successful, award-winning program directors, clinicians, researchers, faculty and social work practitioners. They are changing the future of social work...

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Alumni Stories

Articles, News, Announcements, Stories, Publications, Images and Social Media from around the SP2 Community.

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Make a Movie, Make a Difference

Alumni Stories

"People can relate to stories and empathize when they see faces," Melissa Skolnick, MSW'12 explained. Since graduating, Skolnick has used this...

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Examining Societal Connection Between Blackness and Criminality

Alumni Stories

Casey Bohrman, MSW'03, PhD'13, Assistant Professor of Social Work at West Chester University examines the societal connection between blackness and criminality...

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Turning Adversity into Action

Alumni Stories

At the heart of social change is the ability to turn adversity into action Kimmie Weeks, NPL’08, a survivor of...

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Global Engagement

Articles, News, Announcements, Stories, Publications, Images and Social Media from around the SP2 Community.

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UPDATE: The Future of Social Change Tour

Global Engagement

Since Dean John L. Jackson, Jr. launched the Future of Social Change Tour in September, more than 600 alumni, volunteers,...

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Five Years of Exchange

Global Engagement

This summer the School of Social Policy & Practice welcomed five Chinese exchange students from Bejing Normal University (BNU). The program,...

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Experiencing Social Change from a Grassroots Perspective

Global Engagement

While most of the Penn community was ringing in the New Year, a group of students led by Dr. Femida...

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Gifts & Giving

Articles, News, Announcements, Stories, Publications, Images and Social Media from around the SP2 Community.

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Penn Says ‘Thank You!’ to Donors & Friends

Gifts & Giving

The Honorable Kathleen O’Ferrall Friedman, SW’69, knows that a leading school of social work makes a positive impact on the...

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Taking Ideas to the Next Level

Gifts & Giving

NPL candidate Casey Combs said his experience at the Schwartz Family Penn Social Impact House took his idea for a...

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A Message from Dean Jackson, Future of Social Change Kickoff in Philadelphia

Gifts & Giving

Dean John L. Jackson, Jr. invites the SP2 community to attend one of the Future of Social Change Tour events.  Register today...

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