Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing is Crucial for Fair Housing Enforcement

HUD Recommits to Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing: The Haas Institute Celebrates Another Crucial Victory in Fair Housing Enforcement

 JULY 27, 2015: The Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society applauds the Obama Administration and the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) ongoing efforts in dismantling segregation in communities nationwide.

New Essay: Realizing Possibilities of the The Connected Economy

NEW ESSAY

The Connected Economy: Innovative Ideas to Tackle Extreme Inequality and Drive Enduring Prosperity

Cover of essay on the Connected Economy

 July 3, 2015: The Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society published a “hopeful and speculative” essay arguing that Americans are poised to enter a new era of enduring prosperity led by African Americans and immigrants, those who previously have been held back. 

Historic Supreme Court Decision on Same Sex Marriage

Statement from the Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society on Supreme Court Decision on Same Sex Marriage

July 1, 2015: The decision last Friday by the Supreme Court granting the right to marry for same-sex couples throughout the nation is a historical moment and one that we at the Haas Institute not only applaud, but deeply celebrate. Extending the right to marry, and the benefits of marriage to gay and lesbian couples, advances a larger vision of belonging and equal protection for all members of society.

POSITION CLOSED: Research Assistant - Economic Policy

THIS POSITION IS NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS (5/22/2015)
Position: Research Assistant - Economic Policy
The Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society is seeking a graduate level research assistant to conduct data analysis of industries, wages, and regional economic structures in California.  The position will require 8-20 hours of work per week during Summer 2015.  Hourly wage is based on education/experience

The Future of SNAP? Workshop + Call for Graduate Student Posters, May 29, 2015

The Future of SNAP?

Improving Nutrition Policy to Ensure Health and Food Equity

Berkeley Food Institute, Haas Institute, and Goldman School of Public Policy


Request for Submissions for Graduate Student Poster Session (Applications Due May 15)

On May 29, 2015, Professor Hilary Hoynes (Economics, Public Policy) is hosting a day-long workshop on “The Future of SNAP? Improving Nutrition Policy to Ensure Health and Food Equity.”

Equity and Inclusion Working Group Student Fellows (3 positions): Berkeley Food Institute

Equity and Inclusion Working Group Student Fellows (3 positions) Appointment: August 20, 2015 – May 13, 2016, 40 hours total spread out over 9 months. Applicants must be able to commit to the full length of the project. Compensation: $16/hour x 40 hours = $640, paid as two stipends in August 2015 and May 2016. Application Deadline: Monday, May 4, 2015, midnight PST Applicants must be a matriculated undergraduate or graduate student at UC Berkeley.