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February 2021

Policy in Practice: A Discussion with Kendrick Davis

Speaker: Kendrick Davis

Thu, February 4 @ 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Zoom

Kendrick Davis Chief Research Officer, USC Center for Race and Equity Associate Professor of Research, Rossier School of Education Visiting Scholar, Loyola University Chicago Kendrick is a native of Pittsburgh, PA, and a product of Pittsburgh Public Schools. His spirit of education advocacy was sparked by two events during his senior year of high school. School officials illegally collaborated with a classmate’s parents to change grades and class rankings, and nearly succeeded but for a few outspoken adults. That same…

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NDSC Virtual Community Training 2/17

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

NDSC research staff host free monthly trainings, the 3rd Wednesday of every month, to teach the public about our Neighborhood Map - a digital tool that provides access to reliable, aggregated data at the neighborhood level. Join us next on February 17th from school 12:00-1:00pm PST via Zoom. You'll 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…

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HPRI Virtual Research Symposium: Older Adults Experiencing Homelessness

Tue, February 23 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

On Tuesday, February 23, 2021, the Homelessness Policy Research Institute (HPRI) will host a Virtual Research Symposium to bring together diverse stakeholders and many researchers to discuss the issue of older adults experiencing homelessness. We will be discussing programs of support, housing, engagement, and prevention among other topics that arise during the discussion about older adults experiencing homelessness. Participants Jean Galiana, Older Adults Coordinator, LAHSA (Moderator) Margot Kushel, MD, Professor of Medicine, Director of UCSF Center for Vulnerable Populations, Director…

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March 2021

A Woman’s Place is in the Economic Recovery

Speaker: Alex Cohen, Odilia Romero, Christine Beckman, Senator Nancy Skinner, Dee Dee Myers

Thu, March 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Zoom

Join the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy, the Bedrosian Center on Governance, the Sol Price Center for Social Innovation, and the USC Schwarzenegger Institute for a conversation around the disproportionate impacts women have faced as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and women’s critical role in the recovery process. Christine Beckman, USC Price Family Chair in Social Innovation and Professor at the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy, will open the event providing framework for the conversation,…

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Social Innovation Speaker Series: Lucian Lee

Speaker: Lucian Lee

Mon, March 8 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Zoom

Lucian Lee is the Senior Advisor for Systematic Cost Analysis at the International Rescue Committee, coordinating a consortium of NGOs to use cost analysis for learning and improvement in humanitarian and development programs. He has 9 years of experience in improving user benefits and user experience of processes and technology in the private and non-profit sectors in Singapore, New York, Haiti, and Kenya. He enjoys playing the ukulele, and holds an MPA in Development Practice at Columbia University’s School of…

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USC DEI Week 2021: “NDSC Criminal Justice Data Initiative Findings”

Speaker: Gary Painter, Elly Schoen, Caroline Bhalla

Mon, March 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Zoom

This year, USC's Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Week will discuss Diversity United: Race, Social Justice and the Future of American Equality—a theme that deeply resonated with our community. The calendar this year will feature more than 100 events focused on the goal of achieving social justice and racial equity in the USC community and in our larger society. This year, the Price Center will be presenting findings from NDSC's Criminal Justice Data Initiative during its first year. To better understand conceptions of…

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Social Innovation Speaker Series: Tina Dacin

Speaker: Tina Dacin

Wed, March 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Zoom

Dr. Tina Dacin Stephen J.R. Smith Chaired Professor of Strategy and Organizational Behavior Director, Community Impact Research Program, Queen's University Tina Dacin is the Stephen J.R. Smith Chaired Professor of Strategy and Organizational Behavior in the Smith School of Business. She is the Director of the Community Impact Research Program at the Smith School of Business. Tina’s teaching interests are in the areas of AI and ethics, social innovation as well as strategy, organizational change and leadership. Tina is former…

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DEI Governance and Policy Research: Tools for Racial Equity and Social Justice

Speaker: Gary Painter and LaVonna B. Lewis

Thu, March 11 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Zoom

Price Center Director Dr. Gary Painter will be a panelist for this discussion as part of USC's DEI Week 2021. This year, USC’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Week will discuss Diversity United: Race, Social Justice and the Future of American Equality—a theme that deeply resonated with our community. Crises in the US have once again put a spotlight on the racial inequities that exist across policy domains, including health and housing. This panel discussion will explore how an equity lens is applied…

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NDSC Virtual Community Training 3/17

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

NDSC research staff host free monthly trainings, the 3rd Wednesday of every month, to teach the public about our Neighborhood Map - a digital tool that provides access to reliable, aggregated data at the neighborhood level. Join us next on March 17th from school 12:00-1:00pm PST via Zoom. You'll 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…

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Social Innovation Speaker Series: Matthew Grimes

Speaker: Matthew Grimes

Wed, March 31 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Zoom

"Harnessing the Hype: Converting the Cultural Momentum of Impact Investing into Lasting Social Change" Matthew Grimes Reader in Organisational Theory & Information Systems University of Cambridge Co-Director of the Entrepreneurship Centre Abstract: Within public discourse, hype is often associated with rapidly growing interest and excitement in an idea, attracting attention and garnering resources. This compounding momentum is often driven by both a hope for change and a fear of missing out. Yet this occurs only up until a certain point…

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