Date: October 27, 2014 Position: Research Assistant Term: Fall 2014
The Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society is seeking a research assistant. The position will require at least 8 hours of work per week. Hourly wage is based on education/experience. No benefits are provided.
The Haas Institute publishes a bulletin listing the activities from each month of the Haas Institute staff and faculty clusters. This page lists all monthly bulletins in 2013 and 2014, starting with the most recent first.
Despite an increase of 2.3 million jobs last year—the most since 2005—income and poverty levels have not improved for most people in the United States, according to data recently released by the U.S. Census Bureau.
The City of Detroit has drawn international attention by seeking to collect unpaid water bills from thousands of customers, many of whom had fallen behind and owed significant sums. In that action, many low income people who would qualify for means-tested social benefits programs have also been held accountable for bills that they may not be able to pay.
Haas institute director john a. powell, along with 125 other leaders, signed a letter asking Pres. Obama what will happen once the furor over Ferguson dies down. Specifically, the letter requests that the president act to end the militarization of local police forces and to establish community-centered policing nationwide, especially in low-income neighborhoods.
Will UC Berkeley’s New Campus in Richmond Cause Displacement of Low-Income Residents?
January 2014: UC Berkeley and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have proposed a second campus, poised to be the biggest public project in Richmond since the WWII shipyards attracted workers in the 1940s. Researchers at the Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society assisted community-based organizations in Richmond with an analysis of the proposed Richmond Bay Campus' (RBC) social, economic and environmental impacts.
The Haas Institute for a Fair & Inclusive Society launched its weekly e-newsletter on April 11th, 2014! In addition to our quarterly newsletter, we will be publishing shorter, weekly e-newsletters. To access our e-newsletter, click here.
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What are the objects and inquiries of contemporary Transgender Studies? Explore the state of the field in this one-day symposium featuring a new generation of emerging transgender studies scholars speaking on such topics as experimental method, the place of surgery, environment, and citizenship. The talks will be paired with responses by UC faculty.
The Haas Institute for a Fair & Inclusive Society launched its weekly e-newsletter on April 4th, 2014! In addition to our quarterly newsletter, we will be publishing shorter, weekly e-newsletters. To access our e-newsletter, click here.
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As part of an ongoing partnership with grassroots community organizations in Richmond, CA, the Haas Institute co-hosted a workshop on March 20th on new models for building wealth in disadvantaged communities through engaging anchor institutions.