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Latest Press Releases for March 2nd, 2021

Policy Student to Discuss Establishing Roosevelt Network Chapter at UCR

On Tuesday, March 9th, the UCR School of Public Policy (SPP) will host a talk by second-year public policy major Vivek Kakar on “Planting Seeds and Lifting Voices: Establishing the Roosevelt Network at UCR.” This event is part of the SPP Student Spotlight Series. Kakar, who is the Founding Executive Director, will present on the...
By Maddie Bunting |

Seminar on Detention Centers Impacted by COVID-19

On Thursday, March 2nd, the UCR School of Public Policy will be hosting a virtual seminar on “COVID-19’s Impact on Detention Centers” by Lizbeth Abeln, Deportation Defense Programs Manager for the Inland Coalition for Immigrant Justice (IC4IJ). According to her profile, Abeln “utilizes her experience working personally with immigrant communities and gives support to vulnerable...
By Andrea Rayas |

The Implications of Spreading Disinformation

A new podcast episode of Policy Chats features a discussion with theoretical and evolutionary biologist and professor Carl Bergstrom about the era of "fake news" and how to combat disinformation. Author of “Calling Bullshit”, Bergstrom teaches at the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington, and studies a wide range of problems in population biology, animal...
By Samantha Monterroso |

Women’s Foundation Director of Programs Talks About Gender Equity

On Thursday, March 4th, the UCR School of Public Policy will be holding a virtual seminar on “Gender Equity & Policy,” by Marisol Franco, the Director of Programs at the Women’s Foundation of California. According to her profile, Franco is “responsible for leading curriculum and program development for the Women’s Policy Institute (WPI)-State, WPI-Local, and...
By Kevin Karami |