Penn’s Field Center Hosts Community Symposium: "Health Care Reform – Hope for the Welfare of Children"

WHO: U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz of Pennsylvania’s 13th District, a member of the House Ways and Means Committee and health-care-policy expert, along with Donald F. Schwarz, Philadelphia deputy mayor for health and opportunity and health commissioner. State Rep. Mike Gerber will introduce them.

WHAT: The first 2010 symposium of the Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice and Research at the University of Pennsylvania. “Health-Care Reform: Hope for the Welfare of Children” will focus on how health-care reform will have a significant impact on child welfare.

The Field Center brings together Penn’s schools of Social Policy & Practice, Law and Medicine and the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia to improve the child-welfare system and the lives of child-abuse and neglect victims.

This symposium is open to the news media.

WHERE: University of Pennsylvania School of Law, Levy Conference Center
34th and Chestnut streets, Philadelphia

WHEN: Monday, Feb. 1, 2010, 8:30-10:30 a.m.