Haas Institute News and Updates

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: Office Assistant

Date: Nov. 12, 2014
Position: Office Assistant
Term: Fall 2014 

Twin Cities host first convening on Racial Equity in Minneapolis

by Rasheed Shabazz | August 7, 2014

MINNEAPOLIS, MN–Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges and St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman co-hosted a convening of government and community leaders from throughout the country in Minneapolis on August 5-6 to strategize on advancing racial equity. The Twin Cities convening was organized and led by the Governmental Alliance on Race and Equity, a new project of the Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society focused on advancing racial equity and opportunities for all. 

Monthly Activities 2013-2014

MONTHLY BULLETINS OF ACTIVITIES: 2013-2014

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 2012, 2013 and 2014, starting with the most recent first.

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: Research Assistant

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.

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: Web Designer

Date: October 27, 2014
Position: Web Designer, Short-Term and Project-Based
Term: Fall 2014, start immediately

The Haas Institute is seeking a web designer on a short-term, project basis to update the website http://www.racialequityalliance.org/.

KPFA Evening with john powell: Path to a Fair and Inclusive Society

KPFA Evening with john powell: Path to a Fair and Inclusive Society
 

KPFA Radio & Marcus Books present
“The Path to A Fair and Inclusive Society: Seeing the Other in Me"
Concerning Ferguson...all the 
Fergusons...

Monthly Bulletins of Activities

MONTHLY BULLETINS OF ACTIVITIES: 2013-2014

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 2012, 2013 and 2014, starting with the most recent first.

Poverty, Income Inequality Prevalent, New Census Data Shows

By Rasheed Shabazz

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.

Open Letter on Detroit Water Shut Offs

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.

UC Berkeley faculty recommend policies to reduce inequality

Hilary Hoynes speaks during launch of Inequality Policy Brief.

by Rasheed Shabazz

WASHINGTON, DC–UC Berkeley professors joined policymakers on September 10 at the Economic Policy Institute to discuss policy solutions to reduce economic inequality in America.

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