Haas Institute News and Updates

Richmond Housing Summit Feb 2015

Join community members, fair housing scholars, organizers and advocates, researchers, and policymakers at this community forum to: 

Haas Institute's 2014 Summer Fellows

2014 Haas Institute Summer Fellows

2014 Haas Institute Summer Fellows

HAAS INSTITUTE FELLOWSHIP

Applications Open for Law Summer Fellowship

Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society
2015 Law Students Fellowship Program
Application dateline: February 20, 2015

 

Applications Open for Summer Fellowship Program

Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society
2015 General Summer Fellowship Program
Application dateline: March 1, 2015

The information below is for the General Fellowship program. We are also accepting applications for Summer Law Fellows.

Announcement: 2015 Haas Institute Summer Fellowships

2014 Haas Institute Summer Fellows

above: Summer 2014 Haas Institute Fellows

January 28, 2015
The Haas Institute is pleased to announce our 2015 Summer Fellow Program is now open for applications.

FELLOWSHIP

African Food Sovereignty Working Group launched at UC Berkeley

African Food Sovereignty Working Group at Cal

Tuesday, February 3, 2015, 5:30-7PM

The Center for African Studies and the Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society at UC Berkeley will launch the African Food Sovereignty Working Group at Cal on February 3. 

Berkeley town hall examines race, police relations

By Haas Institute News | January 22, 2015

One month after Berkeley police used tear gas and batons during a December protest, the City Council held a town hall meeting on police-community relations on Jan. 17.

According to the only news website Berkeleyside:

Racial Formation Book talk by Michael Omi & Howard Winant

 

Racial formation book talk

The Program of Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies Presents

Michael Omi & Howard Winant

Racial Formation in the United States

a book talk

Residents express housing concerns with new global campus in Richmond

Eli Moore, Haas Institute
by Rasheed Shabazz | January 21, 2014

Richmond community leaders called for housing to be on agenda for Berkeley Global Campus

The working group tasked with making recommendations for the proposed Berkeley Global Campus in Richmond will add housing and concerns about displacement to future discussions about the long-term partnership between the city and the university.

UC Berkeley professor Dacher Keltner explains 'How Power Makes People Selfish'

Graphic from "Cookie Monster Study" by Fig. 1.

by Rasheed Shabazz | January 20, 2015

“Power tends to corrupt,” British historian Lord Acton said. “Absolute power corrupts absolutely.”

UC Berkeley Professor M. Steven Fish Discusses Perception of Islam and Violence

By Rasheed Shabazz | January 12, 2015

Prof. M. Steven FishUC Berkeley Political Science professor M. Steven Fish recently appeared on the Decode DC radio show to discuss the perceived association between violence and Islam. 

Food is a human right not a commodity, experts say

Elsadig Elsheikh, Anuradha Mittal and Julianne Cartwright Traylor at forum on food as human right in Berkeley.

East Bay chapter of the United Nations Association discusses challenges to eliminating hunger and opportunities to eliminate corporate control of agriculture

Job Announcement: Communications Research Assistant

Date: January 10, 2015

Accepting Applications on a rolling basis. Position Open Until Filled. 

Position: Communications Research Assistant

The Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society is seeking a communications research assistant to support communications activities related to local community-based partnerships.  The position will require at least 8 hours of work per week.  Hourly wage is based on education/experience. No benefits are provided.

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Job Announcement: Research Assistant - Economic Policy

Date: January 10, 2015

Accepting Applications on a rolling basis. Position Open Until Filled. 

Position: Research Assistant - Economic Policy

Job Announcement: Research Assistant - Finance

Date: January 10, 2015

Accepting Applications on a rolling basis. Position Open Until Filled. 

Position: Research Assistant - Finance 

Haas Institute Co-Authors Amicus Brief Filed in Supreme Court Fair Housing Case

UC Berkeley’s Haas Institute and DC-based Economic Policy Institute submit amicus brief in support of housing integration and opportunity

Eric Garner, Police Brutality and the Movement to End Marginalization

How can we not only talk about, but give birth to a society where everyone belongs?

Eight days after thousands took to the streets in protest, grief, and outrage following a Ferguson grand jury’s decision not to indict a white police officer for fatally shooting an unarmed black teenager, we are faced ­with the reality that a New York grand jury, tasked with determining whether to hold another white police officer accountable for the publicly witnessed and video recorded death of an unarmed black man, reached the same decision: no indictment.
 

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