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October 2019

Are Social Impact Bonds an Innovation in Finance or Do They Help Finance Social Innovation?

Speaker: Chris Fox

Tue, October 1 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Price Center Director Gary Painter will facilitate a conversation with Dr. Chris Fox, Director of the Policy Evaluation and Research Unit at Manchester Metropolitan University, to explore new financial models that can spur innovation within social service delivery, and ultimately help improve social outcomes. This conversation builds upon findings from their 2018 book, Payment by Results and Social Impact Bonds: Outcome-based payment systems in the UK and US.   Chris Fox Professor of Evaluation and Policy Analysis Manchester Metropolitan University…

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Research Seminar: David Brady

Speaker: David Brady

Mon, October 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us for a lunchtime seminar with Professor David Brady: "The Inheritance of Race Revisited: Childhood Wealth and Income, and Black-White Disadvantages in Adult Life Chances." David Brady Professor at the School of Public Policy at the University of California, Riverside Director of the Blum Initiative on Global and Regional Poverty David Brady is a professor in the School of Public Policy at the University of California, Riverside, and the Director of the Blum Initiative on Global and Regional Poverty.…

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NDSC Community Training

Wed, October 16 @ 12:00 pm
VPD 103 Lower Level, 645 Exposition Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90089 United States
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The Neighborhood Data for Social Change (NDSC) platform is a user-friendly digital tool that provides access to reliable, aggregated data at the neighborhood level. NDSC research staff host free monthly trainings to the public. In the span of just one hour, participants learn how to access data for specific neighborhoods and cities within Los Angeles County, understand why specific data sets are important, and conceptualize data stories to better tell the stories of their communities. Trainings are held on the…

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November 2019

NDSC Community Training

Wed, November 20 @ 12:00 pm
VPD 103 Lower Level, 645 Exposition Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90089 United States
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The Neighborhood Data for Social Change (NDSC) platform is a user-friendly digital tool that provides access to reliable, aggregated data at the neighborhood level. NDSC research staff host free monthly trainings to the public. In the span of just one hour, participants learn how to access data for specific neighborhoods and cities within Los Angeles County, understand why specific data sets are important, and conceptualize data stories to better tell the stories of their communities. Trainings are held on the…

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December 2019

Social Innovation Speaker Series: Rucker Johnson

Speaker: Rucker Johnson

Thu, December 5 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
VPD Lower Level

Join us for a conversation about public school segregation. Rucker Johnson Chancellor's Professor of Public Policy Goldman School of Public Policy at the University of California, Berkeley Rucker C. Johnson is the Chancellor’s Professor of Public Policy in the Goldman School of Public Policy at the University of California, Berkeley, and faculty research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research.  As a labor economist who specializes in the economics of education, Johnson’s work considers the role of poverty and inequality in…

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NDSC Community Training

Wed, December 18 @ 12:00 pm
VPD 103 Lower Level, 645 Exposition Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90089 United States
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The Neighborhood Data for Social Change (NDSC) platform is a user-friendly digital tool that provides access to reliable, aggregated data at the neighborhood level. NDSC research staff host free monthly trainings to the public. In the span of just one hour, participants learn how to access data for specific neighborhoods and cities within Los Angeles County, understand why specific data sets are important, and conceptualize data stories to better tell the stories of their communities. Trainings are held on the…

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