We cordially invite you to participate in “Legislative Theater for Racial Justice” on May 18, 2018 at UCLA in the Northwest Campus Auditoriu at 6:00 pm.
A lunchtime presentation in Room 2355 on Thursday, May 24, will feature Heather Joy Thompson, the U.S. Department of State’s Diplomat in Residence for the Southern California region, which includes Southern California, Nevada and Hawaii. She also manages outreach to the LatinX and LGBTQI communities.
Virginia E. and John T. Hazel Professor of Public Policy, George Mason University
Demography and Democracy: What the Future Holds
Join the UCLA Luskin Center for Innovation in welcoming Anastasia Loukaitou-Sideris to discuss her research and new report, SMART Parks: A Toolkit.
The evening event will include a reception, presentation, panel discussion, author Q&A, and book signing.
Featured speaker: Anastasia Loukaitou-Sideris
Panelists: Tamika Butler, Los Angeles Neighborhood Land Trust, Norma E. Garcia, Los Angeles County (moderator); and Colin Martin, Cisco.
Assistant Professor of Economics, University of Michigan
Rethinking the Benefits of Youth Employment Programs: The Heterogeneous Effects of Summer Jobs
Associate Professor of Sociology, Stanford University
Fluidity or Mobility? Exploring Asymmetry in Race and Status Transitions with Linked Census Data
A three-day event utilizing art and media to examine the socio-political factors that provoked the 1992 LA Uprising and its impact on the racial and economic climate in LA and across the US today. Events will include panels featuring a discussion of the evolution of community organizing as well as the role media, particularly film, has played in creating and reflecting social change. There will be a gallery displaying avariety of art inspired by the Uprising and a follow-up discussion with the artists.
Funding for a series of activities around the theme of "Race and Capitalism: Global Aspects," involving faculty from the departments of African-American Studies, Anthropology, Chicana/o Studies, History, Urban Planning, and two research centers - the Institute on Inequality and Democracy at UCLA Luskin and the Institute for Research on Labor and Employment.