APRIL 2, 2015
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Cover of Haas Institute Annual ReportThe Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society is proud to release our 2014 Annual ReportThis Annual Report, our first, captures our second full year of activities as we continued to pursue the vision and broader agenda outlined in our strategic plan: to realize transformative change by leveraging world-class research. Our report features our leading initiatives and areas of critical inquiry, faculty clusters, and key events from 2014. 

The Haas Institute operationalizes our vision by developing deeply collaborative, strategic, and impactful alliances with a diverse variety of stakeholders. This framework of connection and collaboration is woven directly into how the Haas Institute is structured in regards to our seven faculty clusters, all of which are designed to break out of the traditional method of researchers working in academic silos. Comprised of almost 100 faculty across UC Berkeley, our faculty research clusters are all multidisciplinary and policy-oriented in focus.

While our faculty leverage multidisciplinary talent to examine dimensions of marginality, the central and organizing theme for the Haas Institute research agenda is the broader issue of Othering and Belonging. Othering is a frame that captures not only the manifold forms of prejudice and persistent group-based marginality, but also directs our attention to a set of common processes and mechanisms that engender it. 

Profiles PhotoPROFILES
Finding, creating, and sustaining linkages between community organizations, policymakers, communicators, and scholars is integral to the Haas Institute’s vision. We asked some of our staff and partners to elaborate on the work they do and how this connective approach advances our mutual vision of a fair and inclusive society.

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The Haas Institute is poised to respond to critical issues by framing and disseminating the work of the clusters and leveraging our staff research capacity to advance promising interventions. In addition to the scholarship of the research clusters, the research portfolio of the Institute has evolved around a number of discrete projects and program areas. Our major initiatives, described in this report, are centered in collaboration with communities, research partners, and advocacy organizations who share our values. 

Download the Haas Institute 2014 Annual Report here.
Color of Wealth Summit

How do we move from talking about inequality to solving it? The Color of Wealth Summit will discuss solutions. Washington DC, U.S. Capitol Complex. Registration Now Open!
Open Position: 
Graduate Student Researcher (GSR) Job - Summer 2015
Berkeley Food Institute, Haas Institute, and Goldman School of Public Policy
The role of the GSR is to provide research support and to write a policy brief coming out of a workshop on May 29, 2015 on “The Future of SNAP? Improving Nutrition Policy to Ensure Health and Food Equity.” Details on the position here.

Image Cover of Flyer on "Backstory" event

Racial Ideology and the Backstory of the Incarceration of Japanese Americans
The Haas Institute's Associate Director Michael Omi will discuss the mass incarceration of 110,000 persons of Japanese ancestry, as well as the discriminatory practices that forced incarceration on Japanese Americans during and after WWII. Berkeley City Club, 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tickets here.
Othering & Belonging Poster

Registration is almost sold out. Please register today to take part in this amazing conference featuring many thought leaders and changemakers at the forefront of advancing a more inclusive society. 
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