Subini Annamma on "Excavating Possibilities: Disability Critical Race Theory (DisCrit) in Education"
On February 22 the Haas Institute's Disability Studies Cluster and the Graduate School of Education hosted a talk by Subini Ancy Annamma, who is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Special Education at the University of Kansas. The title of...
Aimi Hamraie on "Making Access Critical: Disability, Race, and Gender in Environmental Design"
The Haas Institute's Disability Studies cluster and School of Environmental Design on February 25 hosted a talk by disability scholar Aimi Hamraie titled "Making Access Critical: Disability, Race, and Gender in Environmental Design." Hamraie is an...
Video: john a. powell on anti-Black state violence
On February 20, 2019, Director john a. powell was keynote speaker at the Symposium on Anti-Black State Violence in the US and Brazil held at the University of California, Berkeley. The symposium aimed to address multiple perspectives on how scholars...
Civic Engagement Videos
These videos, produced by the Othering & Belonging Institute and its partner organizations, were designed to encourage civic engagement and voting. Their aim is to project a more inclusive “We” and to reach disaffected nonvoters and infrequent voters...
Video: Stephen Menendian on 50 years since the Fair Housing Act
On November 27, 2018 Haas Institute Assistant Director Stephen Menendian gave a presentation titled "The Fair Housing Act at 50: The Perils and Promise of Disparate Impact." The presentation was given before the Ohio Civil Rights Commission at a...
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...
UCOT World Forum: Technology's Effect on Fair and Inclusive Societies
On Tuesday, October 30th, Director john powell participated at the UCOT World Forum in San Francisco. Director powell spoke about why technology must be built for a fair and inclusive society. The audience included 400 people, including silicon...
Bridging - Towards A Society Built on Belonging: Animated Video + Curriculum
This animated explainer video gives a high-level snapshot of our analysis of bridging and breaking as possible responses in our current times.
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...
Video: john powell at Facing Race conference: "Is America Possible?"
Director john powell moderated a panel discussion at the 2018 Facing Race conference in Detroit that addressed theme "Is America Possible? Building a Multiracial Democracy in an Era of Division." In his introductory remarks at the Nov. 10 event...
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Video: john powell at Cambridge University Tanner lecture on free speech
Over the course of Monday, November 5th and Tuesday, November 6th, 2018, Director john powell participated in the annual Tanner Lecture at the University of Cambridge in Cambridge, UK. Established in 1978, the Tanner Lecture series is meant to...
Video: Family Separations
In October, the Haas Institute and the Berkeley Center for Social Medicine co-organized a five-person panel discussion on family separations prompted by the federal government’s separations of immigrant children from their caregivers along the US-Mexico border this past summer.
Divided We Stand
In this television interview, Director john a. powell argues that citizenship should be inclusive and we should resist attempts of "othering." He joins The Agenda to talk about the timely issues of immigration, division, race, diversity, and free...
Video: Haas Institute Faculty Clusters Present Research Briefs
The Haas Institute hosted a Sept. 21, 2018 panel titled "Towards Equity in Policy and Pedagogy" where affiliated faculty members presented their new policy briefs.The policy briefs are available for download here. Video TranscriptOscar Dubon: All...

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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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