Welcome to the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2)! For more than 110 years, SP2 has been a powerful force for good in the world, working towards social justice and social change through research and practice. SP2 contributes to the advancement of more effective, efficient, and humane human services through education, research, and civic engagement. The passionate pursuit of social innovation, impact, and justice is at the heart of the School’s knowledge-building activities.
Research at SP2 is led by renowned faculty who are highly respected practitioners, educators, and mentors. Together with a worldwide network of global collaborators, they are advancing knowledge that drives justice, equity, and social innovation in a range of critical areas such as homelessness, restorative entrepreneurship, and more.
SP2 regularly shares information regarding research, students, alumni, initiatives, programs, and more through a variety of channels.
Penn Today is the University’s news outlet, which sometimes features stories about SP2.
The Penn Almanac is the official weekly journal of record, opinion, and news for the University community. News, calendar listings, honors, obituaries, and more can be submitted directly to the Almanac. University branding guidelines are available here.
SP2 is on the following social media platforms. Some faculty, research centers, and initiatives also maintain accounts outside of the official SP2 accounts.
First graduate of SP2’s Social Justice Scholars Program lands role on Capitol Hill
“What’s important to me is being in a space where I can help people and I’m constantly in a state of giving back,” says Gianni Morsell, NPL’22. The first graduate […]