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Welcome to the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice! Relevant information about SP2 and its role within Penn is provided in the links below. Please explore throughout the website to learn more about the dynamic ways SP2’s students, faculty, staff, and alumni pursue social innovation, impact, and justice.

Research

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.

Make a Difference

Financial support enables the School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2) to offer a unique, world-class education that brings together rigorous academics, meaningful field experiences, and a deep commitment to exploring and addressing axes of inequality. With your gift, we can provide our students and faculty with all the resources and support they need to learn, teach, practice – and dedicate their careers to fighting for change and positive impact. 

Events

02/01

Ben Jealous Book Talk.february 2023

Beyond America’s Racial Fault Line

Join us for an in-person event at the Kelly Writer’s House as we feature Ben Jealous in dialogue about his new book Never Forget Our People Were Always Free: A […]

Events

02/07

The Challenges of Reforming the Criminal Justice System – Taylor Pacheco

Taylor Pacheco is the Deputy Director of Philadelphia lawyers for Social Equity. She has a wide range of experience assisting clients in the criminal legal system including at Community Legal […]

News

John L. Jackson, Jr.

Former SP2 dean John L. Jackson, Jr. named Penn’s next provost

University of Pennsylvania President Liz Magill announced that John L. Jackson, Jr. — formerly dean of Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2) from 2014 to 2018 — has […]


Contact Us

School of Social Policy & Practice

University of Pennsylvania

3701 Locust Walk

Philadelphia, PA 19104-6214

215 898 5512

215 573 2099 (fax)