August 2020 Bookclub Pick
One of the first things you learn in Deirdre Mask’s The Address Book is that “most households in the world don’t have street addresses.”
How Extreme Wealth Spreads Disease and How the Rest Cope
by Ehsan Zaffar
There is an argument that the pandemic is an equalizer. It does not care who is infected. This is true. But how different American populations respond to the virus uncovers the deep economic, class, and intersecting gender and racial inequalities in the United States.
Governance Salon with Jamila Michener, Cornell University
Jamila Michener (Cornell University) will be discussing her new book Fragmented Democracy.
Unpacking how federalism transforms Medicaid beneficiaries’ interpretations of government and structures their participation in politics, this book examines American democracy from the vantage point(s) of those who are living in or near poverty, (disproportionately) black or Latino, and reliant on a federated government for vital resources.
Second annual City Managers’ Summit focuses on employee satisfaction, climate change, leadership
by Matthew Kredell The USC Price School of Public Policy partnered with the California Contract Cities Association (CCCA) to host the second annual City Managers’ Summit, which fostered important discussions around key policy issues such as climate change, economic development, leadership and the role of women in city management. Professor Read more…