Video: john a. powell brings Belonging to Bioneers
john powell in his keynote at Bioneers, Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017. (Photo: Nikki Ritcher. Courtesy of Bioneers)Carrying his message of belonging to the 28th Bioneers Conference in San Rafael, California, Haas Institute Director john a. powell urged an...
How distinct ethnic groups became 'Hispanics'
Cristina Mora, Associate Professor of Sociology at UC Berkeley and member of the Haas Institute's Diversity and Democracy cluster, presented earlier this month on her book, Making Hispanics: How Activists, Bureaucrats, and Media Constructed a New American.
john powell's address at El Centro de la Raza's 45th anniversary gala
On September 30, 2017, professor powell gave a keynote address for El Centro de la Raza’s annual Building the Beloved Community Gala, celebrating the 45th anniversary of the organization’s founding. Attended by El Centro members, community members...
john powell hosted by the South East Seattle Education Coalition
On September 28, 2017, professor powell gave a keynote address on identity, belonging, and the role of narratives in creating change. Hosted by SESEC (South East Seattle Education Coalition), this event brought teachers, administrators, community...
john powell hosted by the W. Clement and Jessie V. Stone Foundation and the Woods Fund Chicago
On September 18, 2017, professor powell gave a keynote address to a number of executives and board members from prominent foundations from across the country. Hosted by the W. Clement and Jessie V. Stone Foundation and the Woods Fund Chicago, this...
john a. powell presents bridging framework at the London School of Economics
On June 14, 2017 at the International Inequalities Institute at the London School of Economics, Haas Institute Director john a. powell presented at the conference Challenging Inequalities: Developing a Global Response.
Contra Costa Housing Forum
Director of Research Stephen Menendian gave a keynote talk at the Contra Costa Housing Forum on June 20th, 2017 in Pleasant Hill to more than a hundred housing activists, policymakers, and advocates on how to respond to the California housing crisis...
Thinking Ahead with Daniel Martinez HoSang
On June 13, 2017, Daniel HoSaang gave a presentation for the talk, "A Wider Type of Freedom: Reimagining Racial Justice." He discussed how transformative racial movements have redifined "freedom." Download the presentation here.
The Resilience of Racism Conference 2017
On June 1, professor john a. powell gave the opening keynote for Equal Justice Society's Resilience Against Racism Conference. In years past, this event has been referred to as the Mind Science Conference, and has consistently reached a broad...
EcoJustice: Safeguarding Climate, Food and Water
At Grace Cathedral in San Francisco, Director john powell presented on food justice and structural racialization at the symposium Food Justice: Safeguarding Climate, Food and Water. The gathering centered around racial reconciliation, justice, food...
2017 Conference: National Consortium for Racial and Ethnic Fairness in the Courts
At the 29th Annual Conference for the National Consortium for Racial and Ethnic Fairness in the Courts in St. Louis, Missouri, director john powell gave an hour-long presentation on structural racialization to an audience of 90 judges and...
2017 Othering & Belonging Conference
Director john powell gave the keynote address at the Haas Institute’s 2nd annual Othering & Belonging Conference in Oakland, CA. Speaking to an audience of over 900 people, professor powell spoke to the new forms of Othering that emerged following...
Thinking Ahead with J. Bradford DeLong
On March 14, 2017, J. Bradford DeLong gave a presentation for the talk, "Clearing the Way: How can government promote shared prosperity?"Download the presentation here or click on the image to your left.
2017 Population Health Forum
The 2017 Population Health Forum was held on March 13, 2017, at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago – Detroit Branch. This year’s theme “The Impact of Spatial Racism on Health” featured presentations by john powell, Director of the Haas Institute for...
Multnomah County's Trauma-informed Care Learning Series
On March 6, Director john a. powell, in partnership with HIFIS Senior Fellow Julie Nelson, presented a day long workshop on trauma-informed care for members of the Multnomah County Health and Human Services Departments. Click here to download the...

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

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