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October 2019

Social Innovation Speaker Series: A Conversation with Marc Ventresca

Speaker: Marc Ventresca

Tue, October 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us for a lunchtime seminar with Dr. Marc Ventresca to learn more about collective impact. Marc Ventresca Associate Professor of Strategic Management, Saïd Business School Governing Body Fellow, Wolfson College Marc Ventresca is an economic sociologist in the Strategy, Innovation and Marketing Faculty at Saïd Business School and a Governing Body Fellow of Wolfson College. Marc's areas of expertise include market and network formation, entrepreneurship, governance, and innovation and technology strategy. His research and teaching focus on the formation…

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November 2019

Social Innovation Speaker Series: A Conversation About Collective Impact with Wilma Franco

Speaker: Wilma Franco

Tue, November 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us for a lunchtime seminar with Dr. Wilma Franco to learn more about collective impact. Wilma Franco Director of the Southeast Los Angeles (SELA) Collaborative Dr. Wilma Franco serves as Director of the Southeast Los Angeles (SELA) Collaborative and holds a doctorate degree in Education – Organizational Leadership from the University of La Verne. Dr. Franco successfully defended dissertation was entitled, “Employer’s Perception of Their Role in Student Learning and Skill Development: A Qualitative Case Study.” Dr. Franco completed…

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Social Innovation Speaker Series: A Conversation with Tara Roth

Speaker: Tara Roth

Tue, November 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us for a lunchtime seminar with Tara Roth to learn more about funding social innovation. Tara Roth President of the Goldhirsh Foundation Named one of LA’s “Most Inspiring Women” by Los Angeles Magazine, Tara Roth is the president of the Goldhirsh Foundation, a $65 million dollar foundation that supports social innovation in Los Angeles. Under Tara's leadership, the Goldhirsh Foundation has spearheaded the LA2050 initiative that drives and track progress toward a shared vision for the future of LA.…

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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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March 2020

Social Innovation Speaker Series: A Conversation with Stefanie DeLuca

Speaker: Stefanie DeLuca

Thu, March 26, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
VPD 101 Lower Level

Join us for a lunchtime seminar with Professor Stefanie DeLuca. Stefanie DeLuca James S. Coleman Professor of Sociology & Social Policy Johns Hopkins University Stefanie is the James S. Coleman Professor of Sociology and Social Policy at Johns Hopkins University. Before settling in Baltimore, Stefanie lived in Chicago and received her B.A. in sociology and psychology at the University of Chicago. She completed her Ph.D. in Human Development and Social Policy at Northwestern University in 2002. Stefanie is particularly interested…

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