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  • SP2 Community Trip to March on Washington

    Associate Professor Johanna Greeson is organizing SP2 attendance to the Aug. 28th ‘Get Off Our Necks’ Commitment March on Washington.

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  • One Book, One SP2

    The SP2 community is asked to engage in a collective reading of Tell Me How It Ends: An Essay in 40 Questions by Valeria Luiselli.

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  • SP2 Grad Advocates for Philly’s LGBTQ Population

    Sayeeda Rashid, a graduate of both the MSW and NPL programs, is a policy fellow with Philadelphia’s Office of LGBT Affairs.

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March on Washington 1963

Faculty & Research, Student Life

SP2 Associate Professor Organizes Community Trip to March on Washington

On August 28, 1963, nearly a quarter-million people gathered near the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. for the March on Washington for...

Linya (Leah) Liu

Student Life

MSSP+DA Student Launches Remote Healthcare Kickstarter Project During COVID-19

For Linya Liu, MSSP ’21, the COVID-19 pandemic has hit very close to home. Liu, who goes by Leah, hails...

Cover of Tell Me How It Ends

Faculty & Research, Student Life

One Book, One SP2: Tell Me How It Ends

This summer, the entire School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2) community is being asked to engage in a collective...

Richard J. Gelles, PhD

Faculty & Research

Remembering Dr. Richard Gelles

It is with profound sadness that SP2 shares news of the passing of Dr. Richard Gelles. Dr. Gelles was diagnosed with...

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