Philanthropy New York: Breathing Life into Numbers, April 10, 2012
Join Measure of America Co-Directors Sarah Burd-Sharps and Kristen Lewis, and those with a keen interest in using the Index to address the challenges facing ordinary Americans, as we examine a new way to understand well-being and access to opportunity in America today. View event details here.
Out of Poverty: From Surviving to Thriving – 1/18/12
The Marin Community Foundation invites you to a community conversation in conjunction with the launch of A Portrait of Marin, produced by the American Human Development Project. View event details here
Opportunity Nation Summit: Promoting Communities of Opportunity
AHDP Co-Director Sarah Burd-Sharps spoke on a panel at the Opportunity Nation Summit in New York City on November 4th. Opportunity Nation’s mission is to promote opportunity, social mobility, and access to the American Dream. See more here.
Latino Community Foundation: San Francisco, October 21, 2011
AHDP Co-Director Kristen Lewis will address the Latino Community Foundation in San Francisco on October 21, 2011. The Latino Community Foundation’s mission is to create a future where all Latino families are safe, healthy, and full participants in the civic and economic life of California. Learn more.
UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs, October 20, 2011
AHDP Co-Director Kristen Lewis will offer a nonpartisan, fact-based look at how ordinary people in communities across California are faring. She will be joined by: Sushma Raman, President of Southern California Grantmakers, and Edmund Cain, Vice President of the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation. This event is open to the public with an RSVP. RSVP for the event.
Canadian Risk and Hazards Network Symposium, October 19, 2011
AHDP Chief Statistician Patrick Guyer will speak at the Canadian Risk and Hazards Network Symposium (CRHNet), held in Ottowa on October 19, 2011. CRHNet symposiums aims to contribute to the creation of a disaster resilient society through inter-disciplinary and inter-jurisdictional dialogue and collaboration among practitioners, policy makers, researchers, and academics. Register for the Symposium.
RAND Los Angeles, October 19, 2011
AHDP Co-Directors Sarah Burd-Sharps and Kristen Lewis will present their research, “Beyond GDP: Using the American Human Development Index to Identify Need and Assess Impact,” at the RAND Corporation in Los Angeles on October 19. RAND is a nonprofit institution that helps improve policy and decisionmaking through research and analysis. Learn More.
The San Joaquin Valley LEAP Project, October 18, 2011
AHDP Co-Director Kristen Lewis will address The San Joaquin Valley LEAP (Latino Environmental Advancement & Policy Project) in Fresno. Valley LEAP .