The Haas Institute Releases a Report on the Costs of Harshly Rating Municipal Bonds
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Haas Institute Releases a Report on the Costs of Harshly Rating Municipal Bonds A new research report examines the way municipal credit ratings are unnecessarily harsh relative to other asset classes & measures how much this...
New Report on Low Income Housing Tax Credit Finds Room for Improvement in Promoting Access to Opportunity for Bay Area Developments
New Report on Low Income Housing Tax Credit Finds Room for Improvement in Promoting Access to Opportunity for Bay Area Developments March 14, 2017/Berkeley, CA: The Haas Institute releases a new study that comprehensively analyzes the administration...
Executive Orders Represent Divisive Policies Built on Fear of the Other
Islamophobic, Anti-Immigrant, Anti-Native American, Anti-Women, and Anti-Environmental Executive Orders Represent Divisive Policies Built on Fear of the Other Trump’s First Round of Executive Orders Are Grave Attack on our Democratic Institutions FOR...
Renowned Sociologist Saskia Sassen to Speak at Institute’s Othering & Belonging Conference
Acclaimed scholar and public intellectual Saskia Sassen will be taking the stage at the Haas Institute’s Othering & Belonging conference this spring to discuss the mechanics and forces of Othering, including the financialized global economy...
Funding Public Pensions: A Policy Brief from Just Public Finance
A new research brief examines the funding and accounting complexities of municipal pensions.FEBRUARY 9, 2017/ BERKELEY, CA: The Just Public Finance Program of the Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society released a new research brief on the...
New Report Finds that Women and Girls Continue to Face Overwhelming Gender Bias Across Sectors
Haas Institute co-releases new report with the Perception Institute and leading social scientists with proven solutions to reduce the effects of implicit and explicit gender bias in the media, workplaces, schools, and communities. Berkeley/October 27...
Senior Fellow Victor Pineda Helps Organize Public Art Project as part of Habitat III
The Haas Institute's coverage of Habitat III can be found here. INCLUSIVE CITIES, INCLUSIVE SOCIETY: AERIAL ART EVENT AT HABITAT III Quito, October 18, 2016 As part of activities related to the conference United Nations HABITAT III, held in the city...
Haas Institute Launches First Annual Inclusiveness Index that Measures Inclusivity and Marginality
The Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society proudly announces the first edition of their annual publication, entitled Inclusiveness Index 2016: Measuring Inclusion and Marginality. A premier research initiative for the Institute, this report...
Announcing "Inclusive Democracy" Track at Facing Race National Conference
ANNOUNCING “INCLUSIVE DEMOCRACY” TRACK AT FACING RACE NATIONAL CONFERENCE Race Forward, Center for Social Inclusion, and the Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society Team up for Nation’s Largest Racial Justice Conference August 18, 2016 (New...
Worst Possible Outcome in Immigration Case United States v. Texas
Photo Credit: Joe Brusky via Flickr/CreativeCommons License Courts and Congress must find way to protect families from being torn apart # # # June 23, 2016: The Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society at UC Berkeley is alarmed and disturbed...
Landmark Decision in Fisher v. Texas Falls on Side of Diversity and Inclusion
Amicus brief filed on behalf of 35 leading social scientists by Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, and Equal Justice Society, argued that UT Austin's admissions policy should be allowed to consider race...
New Report Release on Community-Campus Strategies for Food Justice and Community Health in Richmond, California
HAAS INSTITUTE ANNOUNCES NEW REPORT RELEASE ON COMMUNITY-CAMPUS STRATEGIES FOR FOOD JUSTICE AND COMMUNITY HEALTH IN RICHMOND, CA BERKELEY, CA/APRIL 28, 2016. The Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society is excited to announce the upcoming...
We Too Belong: Inclusive Practices in Immigration and Incarceration Law & Policy
WE TOO BELONG RESOURCE GUIDE The Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society announces the release of a major new publication, entitled We Too Belong: Resource Guide of Inclusive Practices in Immigration and Incarceration Law & Policy. The...
New Report on Trans-Pacific Partnership Trade Deal Raises Serious Concerns about Corporate Misalignment
Our new report finds that the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), the mega-regional trade deal, raises serious concerns about how a world economy reregulated to suit corporate interests would undermine public accountability, transparency, and democratic...
Haas Institute Joins Leading Racial Justice Organizations in Supporting National Commission on Racial Healing and Equity
JAN 28, 2016: The Haas Institute added their public support to the W. K. Kellogg Foundation's launch of the Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation (TRHT) commission. These organizations make up WKKF's America Healing Racial Equity Anchor...

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