what’s happening at sp2
SP2’s Dennis Culhane speaks about America’s homelessness crisis, predicting it will not peak until 2030 and citing causes that include economic disadvantages of baby boomers, rising housing costs, and limitations of nursing homes and assisted-living facilities.
SP2’s Amy Castro discusses how her Center for Guaranteed Income Research is studying 30 guaranteed income programs around the country.
SP2’s Amy Castro says that Massachusetts is an ideal laboratory for guaranteed income programs.
A new national report from the EPA draws upon research by SP2’s Jisung Park and colleagues to quantify learning losses caused by extreme heat, monetize lost future income, and outline disproportionate impacts on vulnerable communities.
Sanya Carley joins Penn as Presidential Distinguished Professor of Energy Policy and City Planning, with a secondary appointment at SP2.
Chad Dion Lassiter, MSW’01, has been named by President Biden to the Presidential Advisory Commission on Advancing Educational Equity, Excellence, and Economic Opportunity for Black Americans.
The University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2) has named the Randi and Brian Schwartz Social Innovation Scholarship to provide full-tuition support for students seeking to make a difference through innovation.
SP2’s Desmond Patton, Brian and Randi Schwartz University Professor, is recognized as a Top 50 in Digital Health: Equity Advocates honoree for “leaders who are reimagining digital health and taking bold strides toward a brighter future of healthcare.”
SP2’s Desmond Patton, a Penn Integrates Knowledge professor with a dual appointment at the Annenberg School, discusses researching grief, loss, and joy through his lab at the Pennovation Center.
Penn’s Knowledge for Good publication highlights Penn Trustee and SP2 Board of Advisors member Joan Lau, ENG’92, WG’08, an alumni leader with a lifetime of experience breaking down barriers.