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).
On the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, the three former U.S. Secretaries of Homeland Security recommended that Congress streamline its oversight of the Department of Homeland Security as “a matter of critical importance to national security on which there is broad bipartisan agreement.”
Constitution Day, Wednesday, Sept. 17, and the 225th anniversary of the drafting of the Bill of Rights will be celebrated by events spanning the nation, including naturalization ceremonies at iconic sites, students taking the “Preamble Challenge,” a panel in Washington examining the role of civics in American life, and the start-up of an online resource for civics education. The daylong commemoration will launch the Civics Renewal Network, a collaboration among 26 groups, including the Annenberg Public Policy Center.
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.