Video: Opening the Door For Rent Control
Nicole Montojo, a housing researcher at the Haas Institute, and Stephen Barton, former Housing Director for Berkeley, present their new report on the housing crisis, titled "Opening the Door for Rent Control: Toward a Comprehensive Approach to...
SCG Conference 2018: Our Common Humanity
On September 17, 2018, Director john a. powell participated in the Southern California Grantmakers Conference on Our Common Humanity. The conference focused on strategies the philanthropic sector can employ to generate systemic change for the...
Why Race Matters in College Admissions
Haas Institute Assistant Director Stephen Menendian explains the importance of considering race in university admissions. Transcript: Stephen Menendian: I'm Stephen Menendian, the assistant director and director of research at the Haas Institute...
Haas Institute approach to Community-Engaged Research
Listen to researchers Nadia Barhoum and Eli Moore explain the Haas Institute's approach to Community-Engaged Research.Learn more on this page. Transcript:Nadia Barhoum: My name is Nadia Barhoum. I'm a researcher at the Haas Institute for a Fair and...
Michael Omi on Racial Classification, Colorblindness, and the Instability of Race
Michael Omi, an associate professor of Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies, presents a June 6 talk on "Racial Classification, Colorblindness, and the Instability of Race."
john a. powell with Arthur Brooks: A Call for Unity
This video features a joint talk by Haas Institute Director john a. powell and American Enterprise Institute President Arthur Brooks at an event organized by the US Partnership on Mobility from Poverty, on Thursday, May 3 in Washington, DC.powell is...
Stephen Menendian before the California Assembly's Blue Ribbon Commission on Early Childhood Education
Assistant Director Stephen Menendian presented the targeted universalism policy framework before the California Assembly's Blue Ribbon Commission on Early Childhood Education on May 3 at the capitol building in Sacramento, California. He explained...
john a. powell at the closing session of Equity Summit 2018
This video features a conversation with Haas Institute Director john a. powell at the closing session of Policy Link's Equity Summit 2018 in Chicago, which took place between April 11-13.The original video can be found here: https://www.micro.site...
Video: john powell on Race and Poverty in a Time of Othering
On April 19, 2018 Director john a. powell presented a keynote address at the Community Action Association of Pennsylvania symposium in Harrisburg.View a copy of his presentation slides here.
Transforming California from Red to Blue
Our eight-minute film, Transforming California from Red to Blue: How Community Organizing Changed the Political Landscape, directed by Bay Area director Tracey Quezada, looks at how California activists, like Eva Patterson, Marqueece Harris-Dawson...
Dreaming an Ambitious Future for Public Education (feat. Na'ilah Nasir and Zeus Leonardo)
Video from the Annual Spencer Lecture at AERA: "Dreaming an Ambitious Future for Public Education"A moderated panel discussion of key questions to be considered when envisioning an ambitious future for public education.Moderators:Na’ilah Suad Nasir...
Kerner Commission Conference Videos
Enjoy the collection of videos of all speeches, panels, and performances from the "Race and Inequality in America: The Kerner Commission at 50 Conference."
Video: john a powell on MLK's legacy of belonging
Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King was prepared to teach us to become a democracy where all people counted, Haas Institute Director john a. powell explained during a panel discussion at the King Center in Atlanta on April 5 marking the 50th anniversary of...
Video: Transforming California from Red to Blue
By Gerald Lenoir and Serginho Roosblad California is currently leading the resistance against the current Trump administration. And that’s not new. The state has a reputation for being the most progressive state in the union. Important social and...
Haas Institute co-sponsors screenings of 'Black Panther,' & 'A Wrinkle in Time'
The Haas Institute co-sponsored the Bay Area premiere of Ava DuVernay's A Wrinkle in Time at Oakland's Grand Lake Theater on March 7, which included introductory remarks by Director john a. powell and a pre-screening panel of civically-engaged local...

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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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