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September 2018

NDSC Community Training

Wed, September 19 @ 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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Social Innovation and Charter Schools

Speaker: Panel Discussion moderated by Dr. Christine M. Beckman

Thu, September 20 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
USC Davidson Conference Center – Vineyard Room, 3409 S. Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, CA 90089
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The USC Price Center for Social Innovation hosts "Social Innovation and Charter Schools", the first event in the 2018-19 Pathways to Opportunity series. The event will feature a panel discussion that explores charter schools as a social innovation that seeks to improve educational outcomes for students. What are the opportunities and challenges for new educational ideas to diffuse within the charter sector, within the district and across the nation? Panelists include Dan Katzir, CEO of Alliance College-Ready Public Schools, and Dr.…

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HPRI Research Symposium: Permanent Supportive Housing and Health Outcomes Among Individuals With Experiences of Chronic Homelessness

Speaker: Suzanne Wenzel, Professor in Urban Social Development, USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Tue, September 25 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
University Club of USC, Scriptorium Room, 705 W 34th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90089 United States
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  On September 25, 2018, the Homelessness Policy Research Institute (HPRI) will host its inaugural research symposium. HPRI research partner Dr. Suzanne Wenzel will discuss findings from the recent National Academy of Sciences report, Permanent Supportive Housing: Evaluating the Evidence for Improving Health Outcomes Among People Experiencing Chronic Homelessness. The program will include a presentation on findings from the report, as well as a discussion on policy implications relevant to chronic homelessness in the Los Angeles region. This event is…

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October 2018

17th Annual Mayoral Housing, Transportation and Jobs Summit

Fri, October 5 @ 8:00 am - 2:30 pm
UCLA Meyer & Renee Luskin Conference Center, 425 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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$175 – $375

Confirmed Speakers: The Honorable Xavier Becerra, Attorney General, State of California The Honorable Scott Wiener, Senator, State of California The Honorable David Chiu, Assemblymember, State of California The Honorable Laura Friedman, Assemblymember, State of California Brian C. Annis, Secretary, California State Transportation Agency Vince Bertoni, Director of Planning, City of Los Angeles Brad Cox, Senior Managing Director, Trammell Crow Company Clyde Holland, Chairman & CEO, Holland Partner Group Robin Hughes, President & CEO, Abode Communities Judith Ibarra-Bianchetta, Vice President &Director…

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#askNDSC Twitter Office Hours

Tue, October 16 @ 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, October 17 @ 12:00 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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Social Innovation Speaker Series: The Link Between Neighborhoods & Schools

Speaker: Ann Owens, Associate Professor, USC Sociology Department; Associate Director, USC Sol Price Center for Social Innovation

Thu, October 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
VPD 101 Lower Level
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  Ann Owens is an Associate Professor in the Sociology department at USC. She received her PhD in Sociology and Social Policy from Harvard University. Ann was a postdoctoral research fellow at the Center on Poverty and Inequality at Stanford University. She is a faculty affiliate of the Spatial Sciences Institute and an Associate Director of the Sol Price Center for Social Innovation at USC. Her research centers on the causes and consequences of social inequality, with a focus on…

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November 2018

#askNDSC Twitter Office Hours

Tue, November 13 @ 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, November 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
VPD 107 Lower Level

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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December 2018

#askNDSC Twitter Office Hours

Tue, December 11 @ 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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