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Faculty & Research

Penn on the World after COVID-19

Penn on the World after COVID-19 is a joint project of Penn Global and Perry World House. In this series,...

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...

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...

Caster building

Faculty & Research, Student Life

Reflecting on Juneteenth

  Dear SP2 Community, In honor of Juneteenth, Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice will join with the rest of the...

Black Lives Matter sign

Faculty & Research, Student Life

A Message of Support to Students, Staff, and Faculty

The School of Social Policy & Practice and its administration supports our students, staff, and faculty as they exercise their...

Smartphones charging

Faculty & Research

Community of Hope: SP2 Associate Professor Secures COVID-19 Crisis Funding to Aid Re-Entering Individuals in Philadelphia

As efforts to reduce the spread of COVID-19 remain underway in the United States, public health and government officials continue...

Headshot of Johanna Greeson

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...

SP2 diploma stand-ins before ceremony

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...