The Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania performs research in the fields of political communication, information and society, media and the developing child, health communication and adolescent risk. Click here for more.
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Artists (left-to-right, top-to-bottom): Ryan Speedo Green (credit: Dario Acosta Photography), Molly Bernard (David Noles), Sarah Sokolovic (Laura Rose), Mia Rosenthal, Calvin Royal III (Jade Young), Tessa Lark (Elan Asch), and Francesca dePasquale (Alexandra DeFurio).
The Student Voices Project encourages the civic engagement of young people by bringing the study of local government, policy issues, and political campaigns into the classroom. Click here for more.
The APPC building contains private offices, conference rooms, broadcast facilities, and a multi-purpose Agora for lectures, presentations, and receptions. Click here for building factsheet (PDF).
Colleagues and friends at the Annenberg Public Policy Center are mourning the loss of Margot Adler, the journalist who was the voice of “Justice Talking,” the award-winning radio show produced over a decade by APPC. Ms. Adler was 68 and had been battling cancer for several years.
Nearly 100 high school students from across the Philadelphia region took part in the Annenberg Public Policy Center’s inaugural summer camp program devoted to learning about and participating in anti-tobacco advertising research. The program brought teenagers from 19 area schools to APPC for three week-long sessions.
The struggle against terrorism “has entered a new and dangerous phase,” members of the 9/11 Commission said on the 10-year anniversary of the original 9/11 Commission Report. The group’s new report, developed in partnership with the Bipartisan Policy Center and the Annenberg Public Policy Center, identified emerging threats and continuing vulnerabilities, including the need to streamline Congressional oversight of Homeland Security.