School of Social Policy & Practice to Host SP2 Penn Top 10 Post-election Talk
Toorjo Ghose, associate professor, School of Social Policy & Practice, expert on incarceration, substance use, homelessness and HIV
Roberta Rehner Iversen, associate professor, School of Social Policy & Practice, expert on low-income families, poverty, economic mobility and workforce development
Antonio Garcia, assistant professor, School of Social Policy & Practice, expert on interventions for youth and families of color and racial disparities in child welfare
Joseph Watkins, executive vice president, ElectedFace.com
WHAT: SP2 Penn Top 10 Talk, moderated panel and book launch
WHEN: Thursday, November 10, 4 to 6 p.m.
WHERE: University of Pennsylvania Bookstore, 3601 Walnut St., Philadelphia
John L. Jackson, Jr., dean of the School of Social Policy & Practice at the University of Pennsylvania will lead a dynamic panel of faculty experts from SP2 – Penn’s social justice school – as they analyze some of the nation’s most pressing matters of our day and discuss how we can strategically address these issues under a new presidential administration.
The compelling panel discussion will take place in conjunction with the release of Social Policy and Social Justice, an academic volume edited by Jackson and published by Penn Press.
The event will also feature Joseph Watkins, executive vice president of ElectedFace.com. He has served as a political analyst for MSNBC, CNBC and Al Jazeera and was a former White House aide to United States President George H. W. Bush.
Social Policy and Social Justice is the final component of the SP2 Penn Top 10 initiative – www.PennTopTen.com – a multimodal initiative launched in 2016, designed to educate, enlighten, and empower voters and policymakers from all walks of life leading up to the 2016 presidential election and beyond.
The event is free and open to the public and will be followed by a small reception.