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December 2018

#askNDSC Twitter Office Hours

Tue, December 11, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
#askNDSC Twitter Office Hours

  The Neighborhood Data for Social Change team hosts monthly "office hours" on Twitter to answer your questions about the NDSC platform. Please join us to follow the conversation and to ask your own questions! Between 1:00-2:00pm PT, send your tweet to @NDSC_LA with hashtag #askNDSC. Whether you have participated in one of our community trainings or are brand-new to the platform, we welcome your inquiries. Questions you might see asked: Can I compare neighborhoods in different years? Do I…

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NDSC Community Training

Wed, December 19, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

We are excited to host community training workshops for the Neighborhood Data for Social Change platform. Participants will learn to access data for specific neighborhoods and cities within Los Angeles County, learn more about the data and understand why specific data sets are important, and conceptualize data stories to better tell the stories of their community. Trainings will be held on the 3rd Wednesday of every month, both at USC and at various locations throughout Los Angeles County. Trainings are…

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January 2019

NDSC Community Training

Wed, January 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 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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Social Innovation Speaker Series: Saul Garlick, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Unleesh

Thu, January 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
University Club of USC, Scriptorium Room, 705 W 34th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90089 United States
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Saul Garlick headshot

  Saul Garlick has spent his entire career as a social entrepreneur focused on creating opportunity for populations that have traditionally been left out of the global economy. He has founded and operated companies across the United States, Africa and Latin America. Saul is founder and CEO of Unleesh, a mobile training platform for frontline workers in low-skill, low-wage jobs that seeks to bridge those workers to the future economy - one where automation is shifting the nature of work.…

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February 2019

NDSC Community Training

Wed, February 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 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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Social Innovation Speaker Series: Scott Allard, Author and Professor of Social Policy, University of Washington

Thu, February 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
VPD 101 Lower Level
Scott Allard bio

  Scott W. Allard is the Daniel J. Evans Endowed Professor of Social Policy at the Evans School of Public Policy and Governance at the University of Washington with expertise in poverty and inequality, social welfare policy, and urban policy. Allard is author of Out of Reach: Place, Poverty, and the New American Welfare State (2009, Yale University Press), which examines the spatial and organizational challenges confronting local safety net providers. His latest book Places in Need: The Changing Geography…

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March 2019

NDSC Community Training

Wed, March 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 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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2019 Social Innovation Summit: Pathways to Opportunity

Fri, March 29 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tutor Center Ballroom – USC Campus, 3607 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles, CA 90089 United States
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$50
Social Innovation Summit

  The zip code in which one grows up should not be a primary determinant of life outcomes. ​Developing successful cradle to career pathways for families and children living in low-income communities is a critical component of the Price Center’s mission. The Price Center develops and disseminates research that explores new approaches to increasing opportunity for low-income residents through education, jobs, housing, and transportation. ​This Social Innovation Summit will examine Pathways to Opportunity through the lens of research and action…

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April 2019

Social Innovation Speaker Series: Patagonia’s Road to Ecological Regeneration

Wed, April 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
VPD 101 Lower Level
Vincent Stanley

  Vincent Stanley, co-author with Yvon Chouinard of The Responsible Company, has been with Patagonia on and off since its beginning in 1973, for many of those years in key executive roles as head of sales or marketing. More informally, he is Patagonia’s long- time chief storyteller. Vincent helped develop the Footprint Chronicles, the company’s interactive website that outlines the social and environmental impact of its products; the Common Threads Partnership (precursor of Worn Wear); and Patagonia Books. He currently…

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NDSC Community Training

Wed, April 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 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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