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Race & Public Policy: A Proactive Agenda for 2005 & Beyond

Date:
Friday, November 12, 2004
Time:
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Event Type:
Conference
Organizer/Author:
Barbara
Location Details:
Pauley Ballroom, MLK Student Union, UC Berkeley
Berkeley, CA

Race & Public Policy: A Proactive Agenda for 2005 & Beyond

http://www.arc.org/rapp/rappconf2004.html

In the days following the general election, the Applied Research Center will assemble community leaders, academics, policy advocates, and activists to assess where we are and to envision where we need to be to advance proactive racial justice policies.

In addition to workshops and panels, the conference will use a collection of policy case studies to launch our strategic discussions. Case study papers will outline campaigns that produced policy change by using racial justice as a primary framework. Topic areas include public education, race and labor, access to public benefits, immigrant rights, civil rights and liberties, and media policy.

Conference Workshops

The complete conference workshop schedule is now available.Two days of workshops and plenary panels will feature speakers such as Xochitl Bervera, Families and Friends of Louisiana's Incarcerated Children; Cindy Cho, Korean Immigrant Workers Advocates; Emil Guillermo, Asian Week; and Meizhu Lui, United for a Fair Economy.

For more information, please email bceptus@arc.org or call Barbara Ceptus at ARC at 510-653-3415 x341.

Race and Public Policy: A Proactive Agenda for 2005 and Beyond is co-sponsored by the Applied Research Center, The Center for Social Justice at Boalt Law School - UC Berkeley, The Philanthropic Initiative for Racial Equity, The Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law, and Independent Television Service (ITVS) Community Connections Project. Support provided by The Advancement Project, The Annie E. Casey Foundation, Ford Foundation, Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity, The Ms. Foundation for Women, The Needmor Fund, Open Society Institute, The San Francisco Foundation, the Structural Racism Caucus/Charles Stewart Mott Foundation, The Unitarian Universalist  Veatch Program at Shelter Rock, VanLobenSels/RembeRock Foundation, and Andrea and Alan Rabinowitz.
Added to the calendar on Thu, Oct 28, 2004 11:21AM
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