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December 2014

US Military’s Global Role in Disaster Response, Humanitarian Aid, Health, Security, and War: Veterans Are Stepping Up to Help — What’s Our Role as Civilians?

Dec 2 @ 12:15 pm-2:00 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

Featured speakers:Amanda Burke, Veteran, US Marine CorpsProgram Operations, Team Rubicon Kathleen West, DrPH Lecturer, Social Welfare Instructor for Military Families class First in a series of discussions about Global State of Affairs with Military, Fragile States, and Citizens’ Role at Home and Abroad in Global Policy and Social Welfare   Despite the "drawdown" of US Armed Forces in Afghanistan and Iraq wars and Force size reduction, the skills of the US military are increasingly called upon in many places around the world to do much…

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Training Wheels for Freedom with Professor Mark Kleiman (Marschak Interdisciplinary Colloquium Series)

Dec 4 @ 3:00 pm-4:30 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

Training Wheels for Freedom: Mass incarceration is a human-rights violation, a fiscal disaster, and a crime-control failure. A program of systematic "decompression," in which prisoners are moved toward freedom continuously rather than in a single leap, might be the key to ending it while keeping crime rates trending down.Professor Mark Kleiman teaches courses on methods of policy analysis, imperfectly rational decision-making, and on drug abuse and crime control policy. He has worked and consulted for the U.S. Department of Justice, the…

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Lessons from Little Rock: A Conversation with Terrence Roberts

Dec 4 @ 5:30 pm-7:30 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

As he walked into Central High School in September 1957, Terrence Roberts MSW '70 knew he was making history. But he could not have known the lasting impact his steps would have on our national conversation about race.Roberts is one of the "Little Rock Nine," a group of African American students who courageously volunteered to face stiff racial prejudice and integrate the schools of Little Rock, Ark. Today, Roberts serves as a living reminder of the struggles everyday citizens overcame…

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G.R.A.D. Day – Graduate Recruitment for Access & Diversity

Dec 6 @ 9:30 am-4:00 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

Attend a series of workshops to strengthen your UCLA Urban Planning application.  Come see for yourself why UCLA is not just one of the top planning programs in the nation, but a trusted partner in the community for social justice.Activities include: social justice tour, statement of purpose workshop and peer review, and alumni panel. Co-hosted by the Planners of Color for Social Equality (PCSE).Registration required. Breakfast and lunch are provided. Click here to RSVP. To check out other events, please…

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Parched Lawns, Severe Congestion, and Flickering Lights: Rebuilding, reinventing and reimagining California’s infrastructure

Dec 10 @ 7:30 am-11:45 am
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

QUARTERLY ECONOMIC OUTLOOKOur December UCLA Anderson Forecast will address the critical infrastructure investments that California requires for a prosperous future. Some of these requirements are made obvious by our daily commutes past parched lawns and dying trees, on roads crowded with vehicles and peppered with potholes, while avoiding the latest water-main breaks. “More of the same” is not the answer for roads and water infrastructure. We need infrastructure that allows us to use more effectively the limited space and the…

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January 2015

US-Australian Dialogue: Assessing the Future of the Asia-Pacific

Jan 30 @ 10:00 am-5:00 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

US-Australian Dialogue: Assessing the Future of the Asia Pacific Friday, January 30, 2015 | 10:00 am – 5:00 pm UCLA Campus | Grand Horizon Room, Covel Commons 200 DeNeve Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90095 Tickets: $30 General; $5 Students Register online at www.gdayusaalliance.eventbrite.com  The Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and UCLA as part of the 12th annual G'Day USA Program.G’DAY USA is an annual program of events designed to showcase Australian business, tourism and policy capabilities in the USA –…

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February 2015

Chinese State Capitalism and the Environment

Feb 2 @ 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

About the SpeakerAlex Wang is an Assistant Professor of Law at UCLA School of Law. His primary research and teaching interests are in environmental law, Chinese law, comparative law, and torts. He has been a visiting assistant professor at UC Berkeley School of Law.Wang was previously a senior attorney for the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) based in Beijing and the founding director of NRDC’s China Environmental Law & Governance Project. In this capacity, he worked with China’s government agencies, legal community, and…

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Global Public Affairs @ UCLA IPP – International Career Talks

Feb 5 @ 12:30 pm-2:00 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

IPP Career Talk featuring international NGO practitioners and UCLA alumni, Chris O'Dell and Yonathan Zekarias on Thursday, February 5th from 12:30 to 2:00 in PAB 2343 ***(RSVP & Info:http://global.luskin.ucla.edu/ipp-odell-zekarias).  

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Global Public Affairs @ UCLA Luskin International Site Visit – Skills Workshop

Feb 6 @ 10:00 am-12:00 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

GPA International Field Site Visit Workshop on Friday, February 6th from 10am-12pm in PAB 2343 ***(RSVP & Info: http://global.luskin.ucla.edu/event/ipp-ifsv-skills-workshop/).   

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Hurdles and Steps: Estimating Demand for Solar Photovoltaics

Feb 13 @ 10:00 am-12:00 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

Hurdles and Steps:Estimating Demand for Solar PhotovoltaicsTsvetan Tsvetanov, Yale UniversityKenneth Gillingham, Yale UniversityNovember 12, 2014JOB MARKET PAPER: AbstractIn light of the steadily decreasing step schedule of financial incentives for solar photovoltaic (PV) installations in a number of states, understanding the demand for residential PV systems is important for both policymakers and firms. This paper estimates residential solar demand in Connecticut using a new approach to address three empirical challenges that can arise with count data in our setting: excess zeros,…

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Net Impact Academic Speaker Series with Dr. Richard Jackson

Feb 23 @ 6:30 pm-8:30 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

The UCLA Luskin Center for Innoation will be sponsoring Net Impact for an evening with Dr. Richard Jackson from the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health for a provocative presentation on how the built environment affects human health. Dinner will be provided and there will be time for networking after the presentation. Register Here.Dr. Jackson is the recipient of the 2015 Henry Hope Reed Award given by the Notre Dame School of Architecture to “an individual working outside the practice of architecture who has supported the…

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UCLA Luskin Day at Los Angeles City Hall

Feb 27 @ 8:00 am-2:00 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

  UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs holds its eleventh annual day at Los Angeles City Hall. This event, co-sponsored with UCLA’s Office of Government and Community Relations, encourages students to pursue careers in politics and public service as well as engages UCLA with local government. Graduate students from Public Policy, Social Welfare, and Urban Planning will come to City Hall to address a current public policy issue.  Specific goals for the day include connecting students with City Hall and County…

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March 2015

Plug-in Electric Vehicle Collaborative Meeting

Mar 10 @ 8:15 am-4:30 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

The California Plug-In Electric Vehicle Collaborative’s first meeting of 2015 is on Tuesday, March 10 on the UCLA campus.  The meeting will begin at 8:15 a.m. and will end at 4:30 p.m.  UCLA’s Luskin Center for Innovation will host an on-site networking reception immediately after the meeting adjourns. Our agenda is taking shape and will include briefings from the Governor’s Office and automakers; new member introductions; updates from multiple sectors on the status of PEV infrastructure investments in California; and,…

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NEXT: People | Science | Tomorrow

Mar 10 @ 7:00 pm-8:30 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

NEXT: People | Science | Tomorrow explores the intersection of science and the human condition. These programs are informal conversations, open to the public on an RSVP basis. The host and moderator is Mat Kaplan, who - in his day job - is the producer of Planetary Radio for The Planetary Society. In Southern CA Public Radio/KPCC's upcoming March program, they are looking at the future of solar energy, and have invited J.R. DeShazo, Director of the Luskin Center to…

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Leaders in Sustainability Alumni Panel and Reception

Mar 11 @ 5:45 pm-8:00 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

Hear Career Insights from UCLA Alums Take a Finals Break with Sustainability Leaders and Free Food Panelists: Nicholas Nairn-Birch  Nicholas Nairn-Birch is an Air Resources Engineer with the California Air Resources Board in the Incentives and Technology Advancement Branch. He recently returned to California after working in Washington D.C. as Environmental Protection Specialist with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, where he advanced policy to manage risk from chemicals in commerce. Dr. Nairn-Birch holds a Doctorate in Environmental Science and Engineering from…

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Alumni Reception with Dean Franklin D. Gilliam, Jr. – Washington, DC

Mar 24 @ 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

A Conversation with Leon Panetta

Mar 30 @ 5:00 pm-7:30 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

The Daniel Pearl Memorial Lecture presentsA Conversation with Leon PanettaPart of the Meyer & Renee Luskin Lecture SeriesFrom his tenure as Congressional Chairman and President Clinton’s Chief of Staff to serving as President Obama’s Secretary of Defense and Director of the CIA, Leon Panetta has had an exemplary career as a public servant dedicated to the power of political participation tobring about positive change.On the occasion of the 2015 Daniel Pearl Memorial Lecture at UCLA, Panetta will speak to the…

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April 2015

Welcome Day Mixer for UCLA Urban Planning Alumni & Students

Apr 2 @ 6:00 pm-8:30 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

Meet'n'greet admitted students and enjoy the Careers, Capstones and Conversation reception that brings together Urban Planning students, alumni, faculty, and professionals from all over the Los Angeles area. 

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Careers, Capstones, and Conversations: A Networking Night (CCC)

Apr 2 @ 6:30 pm-8:30 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

The department of Urban Planning will once again host Careers, Capstones, and Conversations: A Networking Event (CCC). This annual event showcases our Applied Planning Research (APRP or Client) and Thesis Projects presented by the second year MURP students. Mingle with Urban Planning students, alumni, faculty, and professionals from all over the Los Angeles area.Check-in is at 6:30, the poster sessions will begin at 7:10 pm. RSVP is required by MARCH 17th!We are looking forward to seeing you!!!

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UCLA Luskin Public Affairs Career Fair

Apr 7 @ 4:00 pm-7:00 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

UCLA Luskin students and alumni, don't miss this opportunity to learn about current and upcoming job and internship opportunities!  At the fair, employers will have the opportunity to share information about their organization with potential applicants, collect resumes from graduating masters students and alumni of our program, as well as network with other employers in public, private, and non-profit sectors.EmployersAdditional details about the fair (directions to campus, parking, table set-up) will be sent via email.  Table set-up and registration will begin…

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Role of Arts & Culture in Public Life

Apr 14 @ 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

Attendees are required to RSVP. Seating is limited.
Please respond by April 10 or contact us for more information:
artsinpubliclife.eventbrite.com • 310-206-8034

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UCLA Luskin Reception at the APA National Planning Conference – Seattle

Apr 20 @ 6:30 pm-8:30 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

Join UCLA Luskin Urban Planning Chair, Professor Evelyn Blumenberg and other alumni at the premier annual gathering for planning practitioners and scholars.

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Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis

Apr 21 @ 12:30 pm-2:00 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

Please join us for a discussion with Robert Putnam  on his new book "Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis," a groundbreaking examination of why fewer Americans today have the opportunity for upward mobility.    Tuesday, April 21st 2015 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm 2355 Public Affairs Building Lunch will be served   Register at www.putnam-luskin.eventbrite.com   Presented By: UCLA Luskin Center for Civil Society and the UCLA Luskin  Center for the Study of Inequality.  

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MPP Student-Alumni Networking Reception

Apr 23 @ 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

Honoring graduates of UCLA Luskin's Public Policy Program.

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2015 Sustainability Summit

Apr 24 @ 7:30 am-2:00 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

They key theme of LABC’s 2015 Sustainability Summit is the “Path to Paris” and what the global conversation at the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference means for California and the Los Angeles region. This year’s Summit will also focus on: The global renewable energy market; setting an interim target and standard for greenhouse gas emissions reductions to keep California on the path toward its 80% by 2050 goal; California’s cap and trade program; grid integration and planning for more…

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Lessons in Leadership Conference: Diversity in Leadership

Apr 25 @ 8:00 am-1:30 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

Lessons in Leadership Conference: Diversity in LeadershipSaturday, April 25, 2015 – 8am – 1:30pmPublic Affairs Building, Rooms 2343 and 2355https://ucladiversityinleadership.eventbrite.comPresented by the Leadership Development Program at UCLA Luskin, this conference will explore the leadership skills that will enable future leaders to improve society through programs that foster social change. Panel discussions include external challenges and how to break through a multi-colored glass ceiling, as well as learning from the trailblazers as they share their personal struggles and successes.        …

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GPA Presents: A Discussion on Sustainable Development Goals with Jan Vandemoortele (United Nations)

Apr 27 @ 12:00 pm-1:30 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

RSVP & INFO: http://global.luskin.ucla.edu/gpa-event-sdg Contact: global@luskin.ucla.edu

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“Dear White People” Film Screening and Q&A with Filmmakers

Apr 29 @ 6:00 pm-9:30 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs, School of Theater, Film and Television, Institute of American Cultures, Bunche Center for African American Studies, and the Provost's Officepresent"Dear White People" Film Screening and Discussionas part of the Provost's Diversity Film Series"It’s a clever campus comedy that juggles a handful of hot potatoes — race, sex, privilege, power — with elegant agility... You want to see this movie, and you will want to talk about it afterward, even if the conversation feels a little awkward.…

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What are we Missing? Rethinking Strategies to Advance Women in Technology

Apr 30 @ 8:30 am-5:00 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

Registration system coming soon!Event Summary:  This Symposium to Advance Women in Technology will provide attendants with actionable strategies to advance women of all races, backgrounds, and socioeconomic statuses in the tech sector. The Symposium will apply an interactive and interdisciplinary approach to assessing the gender gap in the tech workforce, with an emphasis on rethinking specific, scalable strategies. We will convene policymakers, educators, and influential stakeholders at every level of the private, public, and nonprofit sectors to explore the latest…

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Community Participation and Gentrification: Innovative Approaches

Apr 30 @ 12:30 pm-2:00 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

May 2015

New York Alumni Reception with Dean Franklin D. Gilliam, Jr.

May 6 @ 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

On behalf of the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs and Dean Franklin D. Gilliam, Jr., we are pleased to invite alumni from the departments of Public Policy, Social Welfare and Urban Planning to join us in The Big Apple for an evening of camaraderie and networking.

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Annual Social Welfare Alumni Gathering & Joseph A. Nunn Alumnus of the Year Award

May 9 @ 5:00 pm-7:00 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

The Department of Social Welfare at the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs will honor a member of the alumni community with the Social Welfare Alumnus of the Year Award, named in honor of Dr. Joseph A. Nunn, alumnus and former vice chair and director of Field Education for the Department of Social Welfare. Guests will enjoy a free afternoon reception with cocktails and hors d'oeuvres, networking and reminiscing with alumni, and a program honoring the 2015 Joseph A. Nunn Social…

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New Strategies for Youth Employment: Rebuilding Community Jobs in the Face of Globalization

May 14 @ 12:30 pm-2:00 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

An Evening with Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx

May 14 @ 5:00 pm-8:00 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

As Los Angeles' continued growth affects the regional and national economy, what role can planners and policymakers play to ensure a smooth road ahead? How can stakeholders at every level—from local neighborhoods to federal agencies—work together?UCLA Luskin and Metro are pleased to welcome U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx to answer these questions and more as part of the Luskin Lecture Series. Distinguished Professor Emeritus Martin Wachs will moderate the discussion.A reception precedes the program.Doors open at 5:00pm.Event informationWhen:Thursday, May 14,…

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Political Certainty and Empirical Uncertainty: The Future of the Affordable Care Act

May 19 @ 12:00 pm-1:30 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

Light Lunch Provided PROF. BERT ROCKMANDEPARTMENT OF POLITICAL SCIENCEPURDUE UNIVERSITYDISCUSSANT: PROF. MARK PETERSONUCLA LUSKIN SCHOOL OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS

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GPA Roundtable Talk: World Bank’s World Development Report on Mind, Society,and Behavior

May 28 @ 12:00 pm-2:00 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

INFO+RSVP (direct link: http://global.luskin.ucla.edu/event/wdr-talk) Global Public Affairs (contact Izabela Chmielewska at global@luskin.ucla.edu)

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Donald Shoup & Robin Liggett Retirement Celebration

May 30 @ 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

June 2015

Project Fatherhood Book Release Party

Jun 4 @ 6:00 pm-9:00 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

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July 2015

Urban Planning Alumni – Summer Social – Jazz @LACMA

Jul 31 @ 6:00 pm-9:00 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

Join fellow Luskin Urban Planning alumni as we attend Jazz @ LACMA for a festive summer social! We’ll be having a potluck picnic, so please bring something delicious to contribute! We’ll send a meet up location closer to the date.Vocalist Dwight Trible combines the best of vocal virtuosity with musicianship and improvisational skills. He has worked with such notables as Oscar Brown Jr., Bobby Hutcherson, Billy Childs, Kenny Burrell, Harry Belafonte, Billy Higgins, and Kamau Daaood.RSVP is requested by 7/27/15 so we can save enough space for everyone.

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August 2015

Lower Los Angeles River: From Gray To Green

Aug 18 @ 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

REGISTER: www.regonline.com/LARiverWorkshop Learn about exciting new opportunities and resources to create community spaces along the Los Angeles River in your community. Identify key opportunity areas where river improvements are most needed. Engage in discussions that will inform plans and resources to advance river improvement projects. Light dinner provided.

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Can We Engineer Our Way Out of the Drought?

Aug 18 @ 7:30 pm-9:30 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

You must RSVP via Zócalo's website.Moderated by Margot Roosevelt, Economy Reporter, Orange County RegisterCalifornia leaders have framed the response to the drought around water conservation and their new mandates to reduce local water use. But sometimes it seems like everyone in the state has an engineering solution that would mitigate the impact of water cuts, from Governor Jerry Brown’s tunnels to William Shatner’s idea of a water pipeline to Seattle. How can we separate rhetoric from reality when it comes to…

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September 2015

New Student Orientation 2015

Sep 22 @ 8:30 am-11:00 am
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

September 22, 20158:30AMBroad 2160E(Breakfast is available for first year students of UCLA Luskin.)Get connected to UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs!  Incoming students will have an opportunity to learn more about the resources available to them on campus and through the program.

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New Student/Alumni Meet and Greet

Sep 24 @ 5:30 pm-6:30 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

New Student Alumni Meet and GreetSeptember 24, 20155:30pmDon’t miss this opportunity to network and hear about the great accomplishments of fellow Bruins! (Public Policy- Dickson Court North, Social Welfare- 2355 Public Affairs Building, Urban Planning- 2343 Public Affairs Building)

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Fifth Annual UCLA Luskin Open House

Sep 24 @ 6:30 pm-8:30 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

Connect with UCLA Luskin Please help us welcome the incoming students from all departments and reconnect with fellow alumni at a reception in the scenic Dickson Court North (just south of Perloff Hall). You can: Get a bite from popular L.A. food trucksMeet new UCLA Luskin students and alumniTrade ideas with faculty and research scholarsLearn about exciting developments at UCLA LuskinGet connected to opportunities, organizations, and events through UCLA LuskinRegister now!

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UCLA Volunteer Day 2015

Sep 26 @ 8:00 am-2:00 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

UCLA Volunteer DayA great chance to be of service! To learn more, e-mail Alumni Relations Director Marisa Lemorande.

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October 2015

Luskin Alumni Regional Reception – Bay Area

Oct 4 @ 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

On behalf of the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs, we invite all alumni from the departments of Public Policy, Social Welfare, and Urban Planning to join us for an evening of camaraderie, food, fun and reconnecting. Learn about UCLA Luskin's latest news and update us with your personal and professional milestones.>>Please RSVP by Thursday, October 1st<<We look forward to seeing you there! Please contact Marisa Lemorande, Assistant Director of Alumni Relations, UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs (mlemorande@luskin.ucla.edu) with any questions. 

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UCSD Grad Fair

Oct 14 @ 10:30 am-2:30 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

Come visit UCLA Luskin recruiters at this Grad Fair! Visit this page for more details.

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Visual and Performing Arts Education Program: Remembering Friedl Dicker-Brandeis, Terezín Artist and Teacher

Oct 14 @ 7:00 pm-8:30 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

VAPAE Public Event Series for 2015-2016                                                     Visual and Performing Arts Education Program, UCLA School of the Arts & Architecture The Visual and Performing Arts Education Program (VAPAE) at UCLA aims to be at the forefront of the statewide and national debate regarding the place and importance of the arts for all and to be a catalyst for positive change in urban arts education. During the 2015-2016 year VAPAE is offering an exciting public event series exploring a range of challenging…

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Navigating the Federal Hiring Process

Oct 19 @ 12:30 pm-2:00 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

Learn how to navigate USA jobs, craft a federal resume, and apply for positions such as the Presidential Management Fellows (PMF).

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Idealist Fair, Los Angeles

Oct 20 @ 5:00 pm-8:00 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

Come visit UCLA Luskin recruiters at this Idealist Fair! Visit the Idealist Grad Fair page for Los Angeles here.

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Senior Fellow Career Talk

Oct 21 @ 12:30 pm-1:45 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

  Where Does a Master’s Degree in Public Affairs Get You, and How Did Rima Get There? Rima Cohen is the Managing Director of Aspen Institute Health Innovators Fellowship.  She is the former counselor for health policy to the Secretary at the Department of Health and Human Services where she advised the Secretary on a range of health care matters and helped to develop and lead Obama Administration initiatives related to programs administered by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services,…

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Idealist Fair, San Francisco

Oct 22 @ 5:00 pm-8:00 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

Come visit UCLA Luskin Recruiters at this Idealist Grad Fair! Visit the Idealist Grad Fair webpage for San Francisco here.

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Plan your intersnhip/job search

Oct 22 @ 5:00 pm-7:00 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

UCLA Grad Fair

Oct 26 @ 11:00 am-3:00 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

Come visit UCLA Luskin Recruiters at this Grad Fair! Please visit this page for more details.

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November 2015

Essential Resume SKills

Nov 3 @ 5:00 pm-7:00 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

Education Pioneers Info Session

Nov 5 @ 12:15 pm-2:00 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

AECOM Info Session

Nov 10 @ 12:15 pm-2:00 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

Veterans & Their Families in California Courts: New Frontiers for Policy, Collaborative Courts, and Casework

Nov 10 @ 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

To Honor all Those who Serve and Celebrate Veterans DayCalifornia is home to the largest number of veterans in the US - nearly 1.9 million – with more National Guard, Reservists, and military installations than any other state as well.  Our California Court system also sees large numbers of veterans and active duty service members and their families, but social work practice, policy, and planning for some of their unique needs hasn’t always kept up.Join us to learn about innovative…

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G.R.A.D. Day – Graduate Recruitment for Access & Diversity

Nov 14 @ 9:30 am-4:00 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

Attend a series of workshops to strengthen your UCLA Urban Planning application. For more details, see event flyer here.Activities include: social justice tour, statement of purpose workshop and peer review, and alumni panel. Co-hosted by the Planners of Color for Social Equality (PCSE).Registration required. Breakfast and lunch are provided. Click here to RSVP.To check out other events, please click here.

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Coro Fellows Information Session

Nov 17 @ 12:30 pm-1:30 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

Live.  Learn. Graduate.  Now What?Become a Coro Fellow! The Coro Fellowship Los Angeles program is founded on Coro’s unique curriculum of core leadership skill-building paired with real-world experiences that rely on the city as the classroom. Unconventional by traditional academic standards, the Coro Fellows Program is rigorous and demanding. Since 1947, the Fellows Program has combined experiential learning, face-to-face interaction with private, public, and non-profit decision-makers, and development in analytical, group governance, and communication skills. Coro program participants learn about…

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Building & Maintaining Relationnships

Nov 17 @ 5:00 pm-7:00 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

Visual and Performing Arts Education Program: Questions of Quality: What Is High Quality Arts Education and Why Does It Matter?

Nov 17 @ 7:00 pm-8:30 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

Start Time: 7:00 pm End Time: 9:30 pmVAPAE Public Event Series for 2015-2016                                                     The Visual and Performing Arts Education Program (VAPAE) at UCLA aims to be at the forefront of the statewide and national debate regarding the place and importance of the arts for all and to be a catalyst for positive change in…

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MURP/PhD Open House with Faculty

Nov 18 @ 12:00 pm-8:00 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

MURP/PhD Open House with Faculty.Wednesday, November 18, 2015, 12:00 - 8:00pm*12:00 – 12:30pm | Registration12:30 – 1:50pm | Lunch & Program2:00 – 3:15pm | Course Visits3:30 – 4:30pm | Research Presentations5:00 – 6:00pm | Student Panel6:00 – 8:00pm | Reception with Faculty*Participants may attend partial day.Click here to RSVP. Light dinner provided. For other events visit: http://luskin.ucla.edu/content/open-houses-and-workshops

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December 2015

MURP Info Session

Dec 8 @ 6:30 pm-8:00 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

Meet current students, and get a step-by-step guide to the application process.Click here to RSVP. Light dinner provided. For other events visit: http://luskin.ucla.edu/content/open-houses-and-workshops

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January 2016

Visual and Performing Arts Education Program: Community Dialogue and Civic Practice

Jan 21 @ 6:00 pm-10:00 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

VAPAE Public Event Series for 2015-2016                                                     Visual and Performing Arts Education Program, UCLA School of the Arts & Architecture   The Visual and Performing Arts Education Program (VAPAE) at UCLA aims to be at the forefront of the statewide and national debate regarding the place and importance of the arts for all and to be a catalyst for positive change in urban arts education. During the 2015-2016 year VAPAE is offering an exciting public event series exploring a range of…

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UCLA Luskin Alumni & Student Regional Reception – Los Angeles

Jan 26 @ 6:00 pm-9:00 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

On behalf of the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs, Interim Dean Lois Takahashi, and the Departments of Public Policy, Social Welfare, and Urban Planning, we invite you to join us for an evening of Luskin camaraderie and reconnection. Learn about UCLA Luskin's latest updates, catch up with classmates and colleagues, and we're excited to hear your plans and milestones for the new year! West Lounge & Rooftop Restaurant at the Hotel Angeleno is accessible via Metro Lines 2 & 734  & valet…

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February 2016

Urban Color-Lines Opening Session

Feb 4 @ 11:00 am-12:30 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

The Opening Session for Urban Color-Lines, inauguratingthe Institute on Inequality and Democracy at UCLA LuskinThis event is currently at capacity and is no longer accepting registrations. Why Think About Inequality & Democracy Together? Welcome: Lois Takahashi, Dean, UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs Opening Remarks: Ananya Roy, Director, Institute on Inequality and Democracy at UCLA Luskin   Markets, Race, and the Aftermath of Slavery Chair: Leobardo Estrada, Chair, Academic Senate, UCLA Keynote Speaker: Cheryl Harris, UCLA School of Law, and Chair,…

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Your Career – Ideas to Help You “Make A Difference”

Feb 4 @ 12:15 pm-1:30 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

Gary MacDougal is an entrepreneur, writer, foundation director, former arts executive and political leader.   He is a founder and currently a Director of the $400 million America for Bulgaria Foundation based in Sofia, Bulgaria that, among other activities, is funding the largest NGO in Eastern Europe focusing on helping the Roma with education and job training.  Gary also works with governors, legislatures, non-profits and others to assist the economically disadvantaged move from dependency to self-sufficiency, and has written numerous…

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Urban Color-Lines: The Right to the City: From South to North

Feb 4 @ 12:30 pm-3:30 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

This seminar is part of the inaugration of the Institute on Inequality and Democracy at UCLA Luskin.This event is at capacity and is no longer accepting registrations. Event Details:Moderator: Chris Tilly, Urban Planning, UCLA Speakers:  "Solidarity is not a Word, it is an Act": Reflections on the Perils and Possibilities of Grassroots Movement-Building across North-South Divides Toussaint Losier, Afro-American Studies, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and co-founder, Chicago Anti-Eviction Campaign Urban Warfare: The Colonization of Housing and Urban Land by Finance…

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Urban Color-Lines-Black, Brown, and Banished: Ending Urban Displacement in 21st Century Democracies

Feb 4 @ 6:00 pm-8:30 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

"Black, Brown, and Banished" is part of the inauguration of the Institute on Inequality and Democracy at UCLA Luskin.  Join us for a series of performances and a panel discussion featuring social activists from Capetown, Chicago and Los Angeles. Reception:  6 - 6:30 pm Performances and Speakers:  6:30 - 8:30 pm This evening event will feature:Bodies on the Line: Artists Fight BackCurator and Host: Dan Froot, 501 (see three) ARTS, and UCLA Department of World Arts and Cultures/ Dance Sandy Vazquez and…

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Urban Color-Lines Day 2

Feb 5 @ 10:15 am-11:30 am
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

This event marks the opening session for Day 2 of Urban Color-Lines, inaugurating the Institute on Inequality and Democracy at UCLA Luskin. Event DetailsWhat Do We Hope to Achieve Today and Now? Speaker: Ananya Roy Debtors’ Prisons and Debtors’ Unions: Direct Action in Finance Capitalism Chair: Robin D.G. Kelley, African American Studies and History, UCLA Keynote Speaker: Hannah Appel, Anthropology, UCLA

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Urban Color-Lines: Decolonizing the University

Feb 5 @ 12:00 pm-2:30 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

This seminar continues Urban Color-Lines, the inauguration of the Institute on Inequality and Democracy at UCLA Luskin. Event Details:Decolonizing the University Moderator: Ananya Roy Speakers: 'The Substitution Is Unconditional and Absolute’: Decolonization from the Inside Out  Gaye Theresa Johnson, African American Studies and Chicana/o Studies, UCLA #feesmustfall:  The Praxis of Popular Politics in South Africa Camalita Naicker, Political and International Studies, Rhodes University, South Africa Decolonizing the University in the North and in the South: Different Contexts, Same Challenge Carlos Vainer,…

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Meyer and Renee Luskin Lecture Series: “Audacity of Despair” – A Conversation with David Simon

Feb 5 @ 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

On February 5, 2016, David Simon will visit UCLA as a guest speaker in the Meyer and Renee Luskin Lecture Series. The UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs invites you to join us in a discussion about urban inequality, both in Los Angeles and around the world, and the current scholarship and movement to challenge this inequality.   David Simon is best known as the writer and executive producer of HBO's “The Wire.” Simon’s most recent project is the HBO miniseries “Show…

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U.S. Hungarian Relations: Perspectives from the U.S. and Hungary’s Top Diplomats

Feb 26 @ 1:00 pm-2:00 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

Join us for a unique opportunity to hear from Colleen Bell,U.S. Ambassador to Hungary.  She will be joined byDr. Reka Szemerkenyi, Hungarian Ambassador to the U.S.Ambassador Colleen Bell was appointed by President Barack Obama to serve as the United States’ Ambassador to Hungary and was confirmed by the United States Senate in December 2014. Prior to her diplomatic service abroad, Ambassador Bell was a leading business executive at an award-winning production company responsible for some of the most-watched television programming…

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March 2016

Women Making Moves: Gender & the Changing Landscape of Transportation

Mar 10 @ 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

We invite you to join the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs and the UCLA Institute on Transportation Studies to discuss the successes and consequences of strong women leading an industry like transportation, which has traditionally been male dominated. We've experienced the rise of female leaders both nationally and locally. What does this mean? How will it change the way we build transportation? How does it affect the way we talk about it?=Click here to RSVP= Featured Panelists: Tamika Butler…

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Janette Sadik-Khan & Christopher Hawthorne

Mar 16 @ 7:30 pm-9:00 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

Watch LiveLos Angeles is finally on a bike bender, a perfect time to hear Janette Sadik-Khan. The former New York City transportation commissioner transformed New York’s streets into dynamic spaces for pedestrians and bikers. Los Angeles Times architecture critic Christopher Hawthorne joins her for a talk on her book Streetfight: Handbook for an Urban Revolution.A book signing with Sadik-Khan will follow the conversation.ALL HAMMER PROGRAMS ARE FREELocation: Billy Wilder TheaterTicketing: Tickets are required and available at the Box Office one hour before the program. General admission tickets are…

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1st International Conference on Grand Challenges in Construction Materials

Mar 17 @ 8:00 am-Mar 18 @ 5:00 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

UCLA Luskin Alumni Regional Reception – Washington, DC

Mar 22 @ 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

The UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs, and our gracious host Eric Shaw, invite alumni from the departments of Public Policy, Social Welfare, and Urban Planning to join us for an evening of Luskin camaraderie and connection.= Please RSVP by Friday, March 18th =Eric Shaw BA '98 is generously hosting this event at his home in the city's historic U Street Corridor. Shaw's career has spanned the public, nonprofit, and philanthropic sectors. Last year he was appointed by Mayor Muriel Bowser…

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Fireside Chat with Nonprofit Entrepreneur Julie Dorf

Mar 31 @ 6:30 pm-8:30 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

April 2016

PPASS Seminar: Day Manoli

Apr 4 @ 3:30 pm-5:00 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

Day Manoli Assistant Professor of Economics, University of Texas at Austin Reminders & Recidivism: Evidence from Tax Filing & EITC Participation among Low-Income Nonfilers

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Film Screening: Agents of Change

Apr 6 @ 5:30 pm-8:00 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

Film Synopsis: From the well-publicized events at San Francisco State in 1968 to the image of black students with guns emerging from the takeover of the student union at Cornell University in April, 1969, the struggle for a more relevant and meaningful education, including demands for black and ethnic studies programs, became a clarion call across the country in the late 1960's. Through the stories of these young men and women who were at the forefront of these efforts, Agents of…

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Reverend James Lawson & Kent Wong at the HAMMER Museum

Apr 6 @ 7:30 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

In 1960 Reverend James Lawson helped launch the Nashville sit-in campaign that successfully desegregated the Woolworth’s lunch counter, inspiring a new generation of civil rights activists. He continued to work closely with Martin Luther King Jr. on civil rights campaigns, teaching workshops on nonviolence. Lawson has for decades supported campaigns for labor rights as a dimension of human rights and remains one of the most important social justice leaders of our time. He is joined by Kent Wong, social justice…

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UCLA Luskin Career Fair

Apr 7 @ 4:00 pm-7:00 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

You are invited to participate in the 2016 UCLA Luskin Career Fair, co-sponsored with the UCLA Career Center. The fair will feature some of California's and the nation's most outstanding employers from the public, private and nonprofit world.  Employers will meet talented master’s students and alumni from the academic departments of Public Policy, Social Welfare and Urban Planning, and doctoral and master’s students from the Divisions of Social Sciences and Humanities. At the fair, employers will have the opportunity to…

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Sex in the Time of Zika: Reproductive Rights & Women’s Health in a World in Turmoil

Apr 7 @ 4:00 pm-5:30 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

Francoise Girard, president of the International Women's Health Coalition, is a Longtime advocate and expert on women's health, human rights, sexuality, and HIV & AIDS. We welcome her public lecture in honor of International Women's Day.RSVP to sanderson@international.ucla.eduFrançoise Girard is President of the International Women’s Health Coalition (IWHC) and an advocate and expert on women’s health, human rights, sexuality, and HIV and AIDS. Françoise was Director of the Public Health Program at Open Society Foundations (OSF) from 2006-2011, where she…

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Book Talk — The Self-Help Myth: How Philanthropy Fails to Alleviate Poverty

Apr 7 @ 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

Can philanthropy alleviate inequality? Do anti-poverty programs work on the ground? In The Self-Help Myth Erica Kohl-Arenas seeks to answer these questions in this eye-opening analysis. She reveals how philanthropy maintains systems of inequality by focusing on the “behavior” of poor people and ignoring the structural inequities that produce poverty. These strategies rely on American ideals of individualism and hard work, but when used in partnership with limits around what foundations will fund, these ideals become ill-defined concepts that leave…

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PPASS Seminar: Randall Akee

Apr 11 @ 3:30 pm-5:00 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

Randall Akee Assistant Professor of Public Policy, UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs How Does Household Income Affect Child Personality Traits and Behaviors?

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Careers, Capstones, and Conversation (CCC): A Networking Event 2016

Apr 11 @ 6:30 pm-8:30 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

Join us at this dynamic and interactive event that brings together Urban Planning students, alumni, faculty, and planners from around Southern California. Urban Planning students will showcase posters summarizing their master’s capstone projects, and all in attendance can stroll among the posters meeting the students and learning about their capstone work.FlyerWebsite

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PPASS Seminar: Lucas Davis

Apr 18 @ 3:30 pm-5:00 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

Lucas Davis  Associate Professor, Berkeley Haas School of Business TBA

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PPASS Seminar: Isaac Martin

Apr 25 @ 3:30 pm-5:00 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

Isaac Martin  Professor of Sociology, UCSD Tax Policy and Tax Protest in 19 Rich Democracies, 1980-2010

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2016 Distinguished Lecture: John Friedmann

Apr 26 @ 6:00 pm-9:00 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

The Institute on Inequality and Democracy hosts its first Annual Distinguished Lecture, which celebrates the lifetime achievement of a scholar in the field of social justice.The 2016 Annual Distinguished Lecture will be delivered by Professor John Friedmann on Tuesday, April 26. The title of his talk: “The Ruse of Reason: Poverty, Inequality, and Personal Freedoms in the People’s Republic of China 1950-2015”  Room 2355 Luskin School of Public Affairs from 6 to 7:00 p.m. Followed by a reception Room 5391 Luskin School of Public Affairs from 7…

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May 2016

PPASS Seminar: Johannes Haushofer

May 2 @ 3:30 pm-5:00 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

Johannes Haushofer  Assistant Professor of Psychology and Public Affairs, Princeton University Happier, Not Healthier: A Randomized Experiment on Health Insurance Provision in Kenya

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Visual and Performing Arts Education Program: Play and Creativity in Art Teaching

May 3 @ 7:00 pm-8:30 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

VAPAE Public Event Series for 2015-2016                                                     Visual and Performing Arts Education Program, UCLA School of the Arts & Architecture The Visual and Performing Arts Education Program (VAPAE) at UCLA aims to be at the forefront of the statewide and national debate regarding the place and importance of the arts for all and to be a catalyst for positive change in urban arts education. During the 2015-2016 year VAPAE is offering an exciting public event series exploring a range of challenging…

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PCSE’s 4th Annual Urban Planning Youth Empowerment Conference (UPYEC 2016)

May 6 @ 9:30 am-2:30 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

The Planners of Color for Social Equity (PCSE) is excited to welcome over 200 high school students from the East Los Angeles Renaissance Academy to engage in a day full of planning-related workshops, a campus tour, and empowering them to imagine planning as a tool for social justice in their own communities.

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PPASS Seminar: Lucas Davis

May 14 @ 3:30 pm-5:00 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

Lucas Davis, Associate Professor, Berkeley Haas School of Business More information TBA.

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Smart & Sustainable Cities Conference

May 19 @ 8:30 am-6:00 pm
TBA Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

A conference presenting the most innovative new ideas in urban sustainability. Top scholars, including Luskin's J.R. DeShazo, Marty Wachs and others, will present the latest in urban design, technology and public policy. Pre-registration is required. Go to smartcitiesUCLA.org to register.

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