john a. powell on Dr. King’s legacy at the University of Michigan
On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, January 21, 2019, Director john powell spoke on the Reverend Dr. King’s legacy at the University of Michigan’s Institute for Social Research. Director powell centered his discussion around Dr. King’s vision of...
Video: john powell on "Investment Without Displacement"
On December 4, 2018, Professors Manuel Pastor and john a. powell spoke of power and race and the cultural erasure that follows when families are pushed out because they can no longer afford their neighborhood at SPARCC’s national convening...
2018 APHA Panel
On November 12, 2018, Professor john powell participated in the 2018 annual American Public Health Association (APHA) meeting in San Diego, California. In the morning, Professor powell engaged in a fireside chat conversation with Dr. Anthony Iton...
Equity in Health Transformation
On October 24, 2018, Professor john a. powell gave a keynote address at the Healthier Washington Medicaid Transformation Learning Symposium in Seattle, WA. The audience consisted of 300 health care professionals from regional healthcare coalitions...
Bay Area Housing Affordability Advocacy Forum
On September 27, 2018, Assistant Director Stephen Menendian presented at the "Bay Area Housing Affordability Advocacy Forum" organized by Rise Together held at the San Francisco Public Library. Following remarks by state Senator Jim Beale, Stephen...
Advancing Race Equity - Move it Forward
On September 25, 2018, Director john a. powell spoke to an audience of approximately 125 at the New York State Council on Children and Families conference on racial equity and healing. powell spoke on strategies to co-create alternative spaces for...
SCG Conference 2018: Our Common Humanity
On September 17, 2018, Director john a. powell participated in the Southern California Grantmakers Conference on Our Common Humanity. The conference focused on strategies the philanthropic sector can employ to generate systemic change for the...
john a. powell at the Global White Privilege Conference in Toronto
On Friday, May 11, Director john a. powell spoke at the Global White Privilege Conference hosted by Ryerson University in Toronto. In front of a group of over 100 conference attendees, john spoke about the importance of transformative vs...
Stephen Menendian before the California Assembly's Blue Ribbon Commission on Early Childhood Education
Assistant Director Stephen Menendian presented the targeted universalism policy framework before the California Assembly's Blue Ribbon Commission on Early Childhood Education on May 3 at the capitol building in Sacramento, California. He explained...
Video: john powell on Race and Poverty in a Time of Othering
On April 19, 2018 Director john a. powell presented a keynote address at the Community Action Association of Pennsylvania symposium in Harrisburg.View a copy of his presentation slides here.
john a. powell at CAAP/DCED Annual Community Action Symposium
On April 19, 2018 professor john powell gave a keynote address at the CAAP/DCED Annual Community Action Symposium. The address discusses race and poverty in a time of othering and how to expand the circle of human concern through targeted...
john powell addresses the National Interagency Community Reinvestment Conference
On March 20, 2018 Haas Institute Director john a. powell gave a keynote address at the National Interagency Community Reinvestment Conference in Miami. The address discussed Federal Reserve data confirming that wealth and income inequality in the U.S...
Race & Inequality in America: The Kerner Commission at 50 conference
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john powell addresses Government Alliance on Race and Equity in Sacramento
On February 20, 2018, Haas Institute Director john a. powell gave the keynote address at the Sacramento-based Government Alliance on Race and Equity (GARE) 2018 Capitol Cohort speaker series. The event was attended by over 170 state government...
john a. powell at the Marin Equity Summit
On November 9th, 2017, professor john powell gave a keynote address at the Marin Equity Summit. The Summit was centered around youth development and solutions to homelessness in Marin County. john's keynote address focused on expanding the circle of...

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

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