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  • Social Policy & Practice's 2020 Award Winners

    Please join us in recognizing and congratulating the members of our community for their outstanding achievements.

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  • MSSP Alum Awarded 2020 Bank of America Fellowship

    Walter Jean-Jacques, MSSP ’17, has been awarded a public interest fellowship to advance community sustainability & provide legal services.

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  • COVID-19 and the Housing Crisis

    Dr. Amy Castro Baker advocates for sustained payments and benefits for individual households, both in the short term and for the duration.

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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.

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Faculty & Research

New Study Examines Experiences of Foster Youth During COVID-19

A new study from the Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice, & Research reveals that youth in foster care and...

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Faculty & Research, Student Life

Social Policy & Practice’s 2020 Award Winners

Please join us in recognizing and congratulating the following members of our Social Policy & Practice community for their outstanding...

Walter Jean-Jacques speaks at podium

Alumni Stories

MSSP Alum Awarded 2020 Bank of America Fellowship

“What do you want to be when you grow up?” is a question many can recall hearing throughout childhood. For...

Amy Castro Baker speaking at a cash transfer informational session

Faculty & Research

COVID-19 and the Housing Crisis

Amy Castro Baker has been in the news lately. As an assistant professor in the School of Social Policy &...

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