Haas Institute News and Updates

Research Assistant: Othering & Belonging Conference

Research Assistant Position

The Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society is seeking a research assistant.  The position will require at least 12-15 hours of work per week.  Hourly wage is based on education/experience. No benefits are provided.

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Graduate Student Researcher (GSR) Job - Summer 2015

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

Graduate Student Researcher (GSR) Job Description*

Summer 2015

Posted March 15, 2015.
Applications due April 15, 2015.
To apply, submit a cover letter, CV and writing sample to  aaschiller@berkeley.edu.

Appointment: Hourly position (expected effort over the summer maximum of 25%)   

Press Release: New Research Report on Richmond Housing

Press Release - Haas Institute's Richmond Housing Report

HAAS INSTITUTE PUBLISHES REPORT ANALYZING CHANGING DEMOGRAPHICS AND HOUSING IN RICHMOND, CALIFORNIA

UC Berkeley’s Haas Institute finds patterns of gentrification in some Richmond neighborhoods, and an overall drop in the city’s African American population.

john a. powell speaks at 4th Annual "Spaghetti Dinner for the 99%"

Haas Institute Executive Director john a. powell spoke to the First Unitarian Universalist Society of San Francisco Feb. 28 at the 4th Annual "Spaghetti Dinner for the 99%." The theme of the event was Black Lives Matter! and featured speeches from both powell and Tom Ammiano, former State Assemblyman and political commentator.

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

UPDATE: DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL MARCH 13, 2015

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Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society

2015 General Summer Fellowship Program
Application dateline: March 13, 2015

Announcement: 2015 Haas Institute Summer Fellowships

UPDATE: APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL MARCH 13, 2015

2014 Haas Institute Summer Fellows

above: Summer 2014 Haas Institute Fellows

Updated: March 3, 2015

APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL MARCH 13, 2015

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

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