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Weekend Wrap-up: Haiti Responses, Center Updates, and Upcoming Events

January 29, 2010

Responses to our guidance on Haiti

Thanks to our readers for their comments on our posts on Haiti. We hope that you will continue to engage and exchange information as events there unfold. Please refer to the right-hand column on this blog, labeled “MOST RECENT” to view the latest information we have gathered on the situation over the past two weeks. You can also search the tag “Haiti” for all related links on this blog.

Here’s a quick round-up of articles this week that link back to our blog:

In addition to our core team of staff and students, we have created a Haitian Disaster Response Newsroom where student volunteers from Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice, Wharton School, Nursing School,  School of Arts & Sciences, as well as  Temple University, are providing up-to-date briefs that can continue to inform our guidance. If you are a student local to the Philadelphia area and would like to become involved, please contact our Center for information on how you can help.

    Events for folks in or near the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

    The Center for High Impact Philanthropy was founded by Wharton alumni and is housed at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Social Policy & Practice. In addition to our activities on Haiti, we have a few upcoming events during the month of February:

    • Kathleen Noonan, senior fellow at CHIP and Managing Director of PolicyLab at CHOP is teaching a Spring 2010 course, Achieving Evidence-Based Health Policy, offered by the Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars MSPH program. Carol McLaughlin of CHIP to guest lecture.

    Lastly, if you are able to travel to Temple University next Tue, Feb 2nd from 4-5:30pm, you can attend Time for Change: Social Entrepreneurship, the New Sustainable Economy, and You presented by Scott Anderson and Temple’s Fox Net Impact & the Office of Leadership Development.

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