Policy at the Playhouse: REAL WOMEN HAVE CURVES

Policy at the Playhouse, recognizes that conversations about governance take place in many different fora and are voiced by many different communities. The Bedrosian Center is teaming up with the Pasadena Playhouse to lead an audience discussion after a performance of Real Women Have Curves, a stage play written by LA playwright Josefina Lopez.  The play, set…

Policy visits the Playhouse again

Last year the Bedrosian Center started a new initiative called Policy at the Playhouse as a way to discuss and explore public policy and governance through the lens of art and culture.  Artists have often called out and wrestled with politics, leadership and pressing social issues in ways that have as much impact as policy…

Collaboration and Culture: Organizational Culture and the Dynamics of Collaborative Networks

November 13, 2012
Research Associate Professor Christopher Weare and Assistant Professor Nicole Esparza have been working with Professor Paul Lichterman, a sociologist from the Dornsife College at USC, on the question of what makes civic networks cohere and fracture over time and how these processes affect the ability of networks to support the work of non-profit and advocacy organizations. Here is an update on their work.