Conference on Poverty and Inequality in California

Conference on Poverty and Inequality in California

Map of California The Beckman Center of the National Academies of Science and Engineering
October 28, 2016
8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Presented by the Blum Center for Poverty Alleviation, the UCI School of Social Ecology, the Newkirk Center for Science and Society, Towards a Sustainable 21st Century, and the UCI School of Law.

 

Agenda

Map of California 8:15 a.m. Registration Opens

8:50 a.m.
Welcome
Nancy Guerra, Dean, School of Social Ecology, UC Irvine

9:00 a.m. Opening Remarks
Richard Matthew, Associate Dean, School of Social Ecology & Director, Blum Center for Poverty Alleviation, UC Irvine

9:15 a.m. Roundtable: “Understanding Poverty and Inequality in California”
Moderator: Charis Kubrin, Professor of Criminology, Law and Society, UC Irvine
Jody Agius Vallejo, Associate Professor of Sociology and American Studies and Ethnicity, University of Southern California
David Brady, Professor of Public Policy & Director, Blum Initiative on Global and Regional Poverty, UC Riverside
Andrew Penner, Associate Professor of Sociology, UC Irvine
Maria Rendon, Assistant Professor of Planning, Policy & Design and Sociology, UC Irvine

11:00 a.m. Roundtable: “Approaches to Reducing Poverty and Inequality in California”
Moderator: Victoria Basolo, Associate Dean, Division of Undergraduate Education & Professor, Policy, Planning & Design, UC Irvine
Caroline Danielson, Senior Fellow, Public Policy Institute of California
Gregory Bradbard, President and CEO, Inland Empire United Way
Karla Lopez Del Rio, Vice President of Strategic Partnerships, NeighborWorks Orange County

12:20 p.m. Keynote Address
Caroline Danielson, Senior Fellow, Public Policy Institute of California

1:00 p.m. Lunch, prior registration required

1:45 p.m. Roundtable: “The Role of the University”
Moderator: Michael Dennin, Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning, UC Irvine
Michael Rodriguez, Founding Director, UCLA Blum Center on Poverty & Health in Latin America
Chetan Chowdhry, Director of Student Programs, UC Berkeley Blum Center for Developing Economies
Steve Roussos, Executive Director, UC Merced Blum Center for Developing Economies

3:05 p.m. Effective Avenues Through Organizing the Legal System for Mitigating the Consequences of Poverty in California
Robert Solomon, Clinical Professor of Law, UC Irvine

3:40 p.m. Closing Remarks
Richard Matthew, Associate Dean, School of Social Ecology & Director, Blum Center for Poverty Alleviation, UC Irvine

 

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Directions

Arnold & Mabel Beckman Center, 100 Academy Drive, Irvine, CA 92617

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