Podcast: How this Bay Area food bank is responding to a surge in demand
In this episode of Who Belongs? we speak with Alex Boskovich, who is the Government Relations Officer at the Alameda County Community Food Bank based in Oakland, which collects and distributes food and other resources to about 300 partner...
Podcast: ICE raids, farmworkers, & the COVID-19 crisis
In this episode of Who Belongs? we look at the reality facing undocumented immigrants and migrant farmworkers in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. We hear from three researchers who discuss some of their recent and upcoming articles that look at...
Podcast: Ian Haney López on Bernie Sanders & the Race-Class Message
Click to download an MP3 of this interview.In this episode of Who Belongs? we speak with Ian Haney Lopez, a professor of law here at UC Berkeley, about his new book: Merge Left: Fusing Race and Class, Winning Elections, and Saving America. The book...
Podcast: Surveying Black Women Voters in Nevada
Download an MP3 of this interview.In this episode of Who Belongs? we hear from two guests, Erika Washington and Quentin Savwoir from a civic engagement group in Nevada called Make it Work - Nevada. In the interview they discuss a recent survey they...
Podcast: 400 Years of Resistance to Slavery Initiative at UC Berkeley
Download an MP3 of this episode.In this episode of Who Belongs? we hear from two guests about a year-long initiative at UC Berkeley marking the 400th anniversary of the start to slavery in North America. The initiative includes weekly events with...
Podcast: Alicia Garza on Identity Politics and 2020 US Presidential Election
Download an MP3 of this interview.In this episode of Who Belongs? we hear from Alicia Garza, one of the founders of the Black Lives Matter movement and the principal of the Black Futures Lab, which is an organization that engages Black voters year...
Podcast: Mobilizing Hard-to-Count Populations for Census 2020
Download an MP3 of this interview. In this episode of Who Belongs? we speak with Michael Gomez Daly, the director of the Inland Empowerment coalition, and Sky Allen, who is the coalition's census coordinator, about their efforts to mobilize people in...
Podcast: Journalist Lawrence Lanahan on Crossing Baltimore's Racial Divide
Download an MP3 of this interview.In this episode of Who Belongs?, we hear from journalist and author Lawrence Lanahan, from Baltimore, about his new book called The Lines Between Us: Two Families and a Quest to Cross Baltimore’s Racial Divide. The...
Podcast: Voter Suppression in Georgia, with Robert Greenwald and Carol Anderson
Download an MP3 of this interview.This episode of Who Belongs? is another installment of our Civic Engagement Narrative Change project series, with project researcher Josh Clark interviewing two guests: The first is Robert Greenwald, an award-winning...
Podcast: Artist Christine Wong Yap on her Places of Belonging Project
In this episode of Who Belongs? host Sara Grossman interviews Christine Wong Yap, who became the Haas Institute's first Artist in Residence in the fall of 2018, about her "Places of Belonging" project, which was recently featured in a KQED report.
Podcast: Prof. Agata Lisiak on Migration and Gentrification in Europe
Download an MP3 of this interview here.In this episode of Who Belongs? Sara Grossman speaks with Agata Lisiak, a professor of migration studies at Bard College Berlin, about her work on Eastern European migration to the Western Europe, the...
Podcast: Engaging Asian Pacific Islanders, with Luisa Blue of the SEIU
Download an MP3 of this interview here.In this episode of Who Belongs, we talk to Luisa Blue, who is the Executive Vice President of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), and an expert on Asian Pacific Islander civic engagement issues...
Podcast: Targeted Universalism, with john a. powell
Download an MP3 of this episode here.In this episode we hear from john a. powell, who is our director, and a professor of law and African American Studies here at UC Berkeley. In the interview we discuss a brand new primer we’ve just published on the...
Podcast: The Role of Family in Prisoner Reentry, with Prof. David Harding
Download an MP3 of this episode here.In this episode of Who Belongs? we talk with Professor David Harding, UC Berkeley sociologist and member of the Haas Institute's Economic Disparities faculty research cluster, about a new book he co-authored...
Podcast: The Stakes for the 2020 Census with Michael Omi and Stephen Menendian
In this episode of Who Belongs? we discuss the topic of the US Census with Professor Michael Omi, who is an affiliated faculty member of our Institute, author of Racial Formation in the United States, and one of only a handful of experts on the US Census.

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White Space, Black Hood: Opportunity Hoarding and Segregation in the Age of Inequality

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