EVENT: Health Data for the Common Good
November 12, 2014 — Measure of America co-directors Kristen Lewis and Sarah Burd-Sharps will be participating in a discussion at the Kaiser Family Foundation’s Conference Center in Washington D.C. The conference, called “Health Data for the Common Good,” is a meeting of public and nonprofit organizations engaged in measurement and online public reporting of U.S. population health and health system performance.
EVENT: Southern California Grantmakers Annual Conference
November 5, 2014 — Measure of America co-director Sarah Burd-Sharps will moderate a panel discussion on resilience at the Southern California Grantmakers Annual Conference. More information here.
EVENT: Mapping Well-being and Opportunity
October 1, 2014 — The Municipal Art Society of New York and Measure of America are convening a roundtable discussion on: “Mapping Well-being and Opportunity for Resilient Communities Around the World.” The event will be held at The Municipal Art Society of New York. Measure of America co-director Sarah Burd-Sharps will be delivering a keynote address.
EVENT: Opportunity Youth Network Second Annual Convention
October 1, 2014 — Measure of America co-director Kristen Lewis will deliver a keynote presentation at the Second Annual Convening of the Opportunity Youth Network in Washington, D.C. The Opportunity Youth Network is part of The Aspen Institute Forum for Community Solutions.
Maricopa County Education Service Agency’s Disconnected Youth Summit
Measure of America co-director Kristen Lewis will be presenting at the Maricopa County Education Service Agency’s first Disconnected Youth Summit on May 7, 2014. Kristen will be presenting Measure of America’s research on disconnected youth, which caused the summit to be convened.
The Office of Minority Health and Community Science Webinar
Measure of America co-director Sarah Burd-Sharps will be presenting at The Office of Minority Health and Community Science Webinar: Building Community Capacity to Use Index Data on Social Determinants of Health. Sarah will be presenting information on Measure of America’s feature mapping program on Thursday, December 19, 2013, 3:30 – 5:00 EST (click here to register).
World Affairs Council 2013 Conference: March 7-8, 2013
Measure of America co-director Sarah Burd-Sharps will speak at the World Affairs Council’s annual conference on the critical global issues we face today. Featured keynote speakers will be Fareed Zakaria of CNN and Chris Anderson, Editor of Wired. Read more
Milken Institute Global Conference: May 1, 2012
Sarah Burd-Sharps will chair a panel on Managing Disasters: Readiness, Then Response at the Milken Institute in Los Angeles. View event details here, and event program here.
The Institute for Economics and Peace: April 25, 2012
The Institute for Economics and Peace and Measure of America co-directors Sarah Burd-Sharps and Kristen Lewis are hosting a discussion around the launch of the 2012 United States Peace Index: The Social and Economic Impact of Violence in the U.S.
Equity for Children: Book Launch of ‘Global Child Poverty and Well-Being,’ April 16, 2012
Measure of America co-director Kristen Lewis will be speaking on a panel to discuss child well-being in the United States, the topic of MOA’s contributed chapter to the newly published Global Child Poverty and Well-Being. MOA’s chapter is entitled “Child Well-being in the US: Proposal for the Development of a ‘Tot’s Index’ Using the Human Development Conceptual Framework.”