• Dennis Culhane pictured on 60 Minutes
  • Dr. Ioana Marinescu
  • Raekwon Burton
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  • SP2 Professor Discusses Homelessness on 60 Minutes

    Longtime homelessness and housing policy expert Dennis Culhane, PhD, discusses the rise in unsheltered individuals in a recent interview.

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  • Testimonial on Competition in U.S. Labor Markets

    Ioana Marinescu, PhD recently testified before a subcommittee of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee of the Judiciary.

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  • Transformative Experience in India

    During a global course, Raekwon Burton, MSW '20, gained profound new insights about how he wanted to approach his work in the future.

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Degree Programs & Study Opportunities

Penn Social Policy & Practice prepares students to address micro and macro societal problems at the local, national, and international levels.

SP2 News

XSD participants at the Fall 2019 convening at Penn's Houston Hall

Faculty & Research

Penn’s First Executive Program in Social Innovation Design

It was just steps away from the hushed calm of the reading room at the Fisher Fine Arts Library, but...

Dennis Culhane pictured on 60 Minutes

Faculty & Research

SP2 Professor Discusses Seattle-Area Homelessness on 60 Minutes

In a recent segment on 60 Minutes, Anderson Cooper visits the Seattle area to hear from some of America's more...

Maria Florencia Tejeda

Student Life

Fulbright Scholar Builds Data Skills for Social Change in MSSP+DA Program

Each year, the prestigious Fulbright Program provides academic grants to around 8,000 students and scholars in 160 countries worldwide. A...

2019 SP2 Alumni Hall of Fame Inductees

Alumni Stories

SP2 Celebrates 2019 Alumni Hall of Fame Inductees

Established in 2018, the annual SP2 Alumni Hall of Fame celebrates outstanding social work, social policy, and nonprofit leaders who...

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