On Race & Privilege with Communities Creating Opportunity (CCO)
At the Gem Theater in Kansas City, Kansas, Director john powell was featured in "On Race & Privilege," an event that focused on structural racism and white privilege. In conversation with Dr. Eddie Moore, Jr., author of Everyday white People Confront...
World Meeting of Popular Movements
February 17, 2017On Friday, February 17, HIFIS director john a. powell opened the regional U.S. gathering of the World Meeting of Popular Movements in Modesto, California. Speaking to an invite-only audience of 20 U.S. bishops—including the second...
Thinking Ahead with Wendy Ake and Tom Sgouros
On February 9, 2017, Wendy Ake and Tom Sgouros gave a presentation for the talk, "A Dignified Retirement: Who should write the rules?"Download the presentation here or click on the image to your left.
Clarkson Visiting Chair Residency at the University of Buffalo
Director john powell was honored as the Clarkson Visiting Chair at the University of Buffalo in Buffalo, New York. As part of his weeklong residency, professor powell engaged in a community presentation with Dr. Eddie Moore, gave a workshop on food...
Thinking Ahead - Miriam Lueck Avery
On January 19, 2017, Derecka Mehrens and Miriam Lueck Avery gave a presentation for the talk, "Silicon Valley: Can the Epicenter of Toxic Inequality Become a Model of Shared Prosperity?" Download Avery's presentation.
Thinking Ahead - Derecka Mehrens
On January 19, 2017, Derecka Mehrens and Miriam Lueck Avery gave a presentation for the talk, "Silicon Valley: Can the Epicenter of Toxic Inequality Become a Model of Shared Prosperity?" Download Mehrens' presentation.
The Colorado Fiscal Institute's 2017 Fiscal Forum
January 13, 2017 On January 13, 2017, professor powell met with the Colorado Fiscal Institute in Denver, Colorado, for the institute's annual Fiscal Forum. Professor powell spoke to a large audience comprised of community members and advocates...
Leading from the Inside: Creating an Equitable and Inclusive System
On Friday, January 12 HIFIS director john a. powell gave a lunch time presentation to senior leadership and staff at Denver Public Schools. Speaking to an audience of 200+ on "Leading from the Inside: Creating an Equitable and Inclusive System", Dr...
Thinking Ahead with Anne Price: The Creation of Wealth
December 15, 2016What can we do to ensure that everyone enjoys the prosperity they contribute to? At the Thinking Ahead event in downtown Oakland, thoought leader and advocate Anne Price, President of Insight Center, discussed innovative research on...
Roots of the California Housing Crisis
December 2nd, 2016 - Haas Institute hosted a public forum to explore the forces behind the housing and displacement crisis in California. Speakers Maria Poblet, Richard Walker, and john powell presented to over 150 people in downtown Oakland. The...
Blueprint for Belonging: Developing a Strategic Narrative to Combat Structural Racism
This workshop, presented as part of the Inclusive Democracy track at the Facing Race 2016 conference, focused on how base-building groups, policy advocates, labor organizations and organizations can advance a strategic analysis of structural...
Implicit Bias and Philanthropic Effectiveness
November 18, 2016On November 18, 2016, professor and Director john a. powell gave a keynote address to the GRANTMAKERS of Oregon and Southwest Washington and their annual meeting. The focus was on implicit bias and philanthropy. Specifically, how can...
Understanding Community Health Equity
On November 17, 2016, Director john a. powell gave a lunchtime presentation on community health equity in the San Francisco Bay Area. Speaking to an audience of 200+ health practitioners, Dr. powell emphasized the importance of place and racial...
Healing Otherness
On November 12, 2016, professor john a. powell gave a presentation on the neuroscience behind the process of othering. This presentation was one of many throughout a two-day conference on the economics of race. Hosted by the Institute for New...
Psychotherapy & Social Justice: A Dialogue on Othering & Belonging
October 29, 2016Professor john a. powell took part in a day-long symposium, where he was the featured speaker. Hosted by The Psychotherapy Institute, the symposium explored topics like race, anxiety, and mind science​, as well as the need to make the...

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

Join author Sheryll Cashin for a book talk about her recently-released White Space, Black Hood: Opportunity Hoarding and Segregation in the Age of Inequality, followed by a conversation with john a.

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