December 10, 2013 – by Jeremy Loudenback – The decision is primed to have a big impact on several cities in California struggling with the specter of bankruptcy. Pension obligations continue to be cited as a major factor for soaring costs there and are challenging how cities can deliver on promised staffing and services.
December 6, 2013 – by Jeremy Loudenback – While it’s easy to remember him in iconic terms, as the transcendent leader who brought the reviled apartheid system to its knees, Mandela also left us with an impressive record of governance.
December 2, 2013 – by Jeremy Loudenback – Local governments must also balance the needs of property owners with land use plans from the California Coastal Commission and evolving ideas about effective responses to coastal erosion and rising sea levels.
We wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving! We are thankful for all of our wonderful speakers and all our attendees who come with questions and an inquisitive mind. Thank you! We’ll return to campus on Monday, December 2nd. In the meantime, … Continue reading
November 25, 2013 – by Jeremy Loudenback – “You learn about engagement and strategic planning here at USC,” Bakaly said. “A lot of times it sits up on a shelf. This time it’s been pretty real, especially when people are yelling at you. We’re engaging the whole community and looking at their values. Rarely does a city have an opportunity to define itself, but hat’s what we’re trying to do right now.”
November 20, 2013 – by Jeremy Loudenback – Before she left, Bass offered the students in the audience some words of advice, including the need to seek out mentors in their careers. For her, Charles Rangel (D-NY) and Ed Royce (R-CA) were instrumental in helping her better understand the legislative process in Congress.
by Jeremy Loudenback Aja Brown is on a mission. Since her election as mayor of Compton this past June, the 31-year-old has been on a one-woman crusade to change minds about the city of Compton. You may have seen her … Continue reading
November 14, 2013 – Raphael Bostic, Director of the Bedrosian Center on Governance and Bedrosian Chair in Governance at the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy, has been selected as a fellow-elect of the National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA).
November 13, 2013 – by Jeremy Loudenback – The transportation event marked the first in a series of joint events featuring the Bedrosian Center and other USC Price research centers in conversation. The Price Research Collaborative aims to foster critical discussion about both evolving areas of interest as well as the ways in which those policy areas are being implemented.
The Academic Culture Assembly, Political Student Assembly, Black Student Assembly and USC Spectrum present An Evening with Lee Daniels discussing this year’s hit movie, The Butler Wednesday, November 20th 11/20/2013 | 7:00 PM Campus Center Grand Ballroom FREE to USC … Continue reading← Older posts