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Bridges OC 2018 – 5/3/18

May 3, 2018 8:00 – 4:30 p.m. Division of Continuing Education, Building 8 The full-day sustainability conference will cover topics including energy, water, housing, business, transportation and resilience planning in Orange County. Attendees will also have the opportunity to network with civic and business leaders, policy developers, building industry professionals, […]

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InSight Magazine Launch Week – 4/24-4/26

Tuesday, April 24, 2018: OPENING GALLERY RECEPTION AND HOMELESSNESS PANEL Viewpoint Gallery · 6:00-8:30 p.m. · RSVP 6:00-7:00 p.m. – Reception 7:00-8:00 p.m. – Panel 8:00-8:30 p.m. – Q&A In celebration of the publication of InSight, the student team invites you all to their first official launch event. We will […]

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Homelessness in Orange County: The Demographics, Causes, Costs and Solutions – 4/19/18

April 19, 2018 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Beckman Center A Toward a Sustainable 21st Century Series event The current wave of homelessness is a pressing problem sparing few communities across the United States. Since the issue came to the forefront in the early 1980s, estimates of the number of homeless […]

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Food for Thought – 4/18/18

April 18, 2018 4:00 – 6:30 p.m. Student Center, Emerald Bay B Presented by the FRESH Basic Needs Hub and the Blum Ambassadors Council, in conjunction with the Blum Network’s SACEPI Global Poverty Action Days. Learn more here.  Join us for a three-part educational event focused on issues related to affordable […]

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Internationalization of Cities with Renato Balbim – 4/16/18

April 16, 2018 12:30 – 2:00 p.m. SE I Room 112 Event presented by UPPP and the UPPP PhD Brown Bag Seminar committee The internationalization of cities and the constitution of a new international space of power involves a much more expressive number of cities than only the usual global […]

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Urban and Rural Reform in Latin America with Renato Balbim – 4/13/18

April 13, 2018 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. HG 1010 Event presented by UCI’s Latin American Studies and History Departments The event will examine two cases of progressive public policy and its limits in 1960s Chile and 2000s Brazil. While Brazilian Visiting Scholar Renato Balbim (UCI Social Ecology) will discuss […]

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Luncheon Seminar & Water Colloquium Series with Kathleen Miller – 4/18/18 and 4/19/18

Luncheon Seminar April 18, 2018 11:30 – 1:30 p.m. SBSG 5105 Presented in partnership with Water UCI Join Water UCI and the Blum Center for lunch and conversation with Dr. Kathleen Miller. As a scientist and economist, she works with the Climate Science and Applications Program under the Research Applications […]

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“Learning to Give Back” Awards Ceremony – 3/20/18

March 20, 2018 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. SBSG 1517 Presented by Civic and Community Engagement Minor and in Partnership with the Philanthropy Lab Participating in a new experiential philanthropy course, students learn about local, national and global communities, and find ways to address their needs through philanthropic gifts to non-profit organizations. […]

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Book Talk with Jamie Rowen – 3/13/18

March 13, 2018 12:30 – 2:00 p.m. SBSG 1517 Drawing on twelve years of fieldwork, over 200 interviews, archival and survey research, the talk focuses on how transitional justice developed as an idea around which a loosely structured movement emerged and professionalized, making truth commissions a standard response to mass […]

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Film Screening: Daughters of the Forest – 2/28/18

February 28, 2018 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. EH 1200 The screening will begin at 7:00, followed by an audience discussion. On Wednesday, February 28th, the UCI Blum Center for Poverty Alleviation and Distinguished Visiting Scholar Martín Burt will be hosting a film screening of “Daughters of the Forest.” Join us […]

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Blum Coffee Hour – 2/27/18

February 27th, 2018 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m Social Ecology I, Rm. 112 (map) The Blum Center offers many opportunities for students to enrich their education, whether it be PP&D 115, Global Service Scholars, or the Civic & Community Engagement Minor. If you’re interested in learning more about the Blum […]

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Refugee Awareness Working Luncheon – 2/13/18

February 13, 2018 12:00 – 1:30 p.m. SBSG 5105 As a follow-up to the Panel & Workshop event, the Blum Center for Poverty Alleviation is hosting a luncheon with Professor Richard Matthew and representatives from the Tiyya Foundation. Join us for an in-depth discussion of the innovative ideas and solutions […]

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