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  • New Report: Impact of COVID-19 on Homelessness

    The coronavirus pandemic is likely to kill more than 3,400 people experiencing homelessness across the United States.

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  • Health Equity in a Time of Global Crisis

    Dr. Jennifer Prah Ruger advocates for a strong global response and centralized universal policy to manage global health.

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  • Q&A with Ben Jealous, Former NAACP Head, Tech Investor

    Jealous is a visiting scholar at Penn and is co-teaching "Social Innovation" in the MS in Nonprofit Leadership program this semester.

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Jennifer Prah Ruger

Faculty & Research

Health Equity in a Time of Global Crisis

We’ve all seen the graphs. Italy and Iran’s numbers are peaking; Taiwan’s is relatively flat. In the United States, a...

Tenting in Los Angeles

Faculty & Research

New Report: Impact of COVID-19 on Homelessness

The coronavirus pandemic is likely to kill more than 3,400 people experiencing homelessness across the United States, according to new...

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Faculty & Research

SP2 Associate Professor Testifies at City Council Hearing on Missing and Exploited Children

In a moving testimonial, Johanna Greeson, PhD, spoke before the Philadelphia City Council’s Children and Youth Committee during their recent...

Ben Jealous

Faculty & Research

Q&A with Ben Jealous, former NAACP head turned tech investor

Ben Jealous has accomplished a great deal in his 47 years. The former—and youngest ever—head of the NAACP managed the Mississippi’s Jackson...

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