• 26.Opportunity Youth Network Summit

    From 8:30 to 9:15 AM, Measure of America co-director Kristen Lewis will provide a keynote address to set the stage for the 2015 Opportunity Youth Network Summit. She will cover Measure of America’s recent research on youth disconnection and frame the OYN’s goal to reconnect one million youth.

    Date
    , 8:30am –
    Location
    Washington, D.C.
    Program
    Measure of America
    Meetings & Events
  • 27.DATA2GO.NYC Launch

    From 8:30 to 9:30 AM at Civic Hall, the Measure of America team along with selected presenters will launch DATA2GO.NYC, a free, easy-to-use mapping tool to visualize and analyze well-being and inequality in NYC. Presenting will be John R. Ettinger, CEO of the Helmsley Trust, Matthew Klein, Executive Director of the Center for Economic Opportunity and Senior Advisor to the Mayor’s Office of Operations, and Cynthia Esposito Lamy, Metrics Manager for the Robin Hood Foundation. The event is free and open to the public.

    Date
    , 7:30am –
    Location
    Civic Hall - 156 5th Avenue New York, NY 10010
    Program
    Measure of America
    Meetings & Events
  • 28.Unequal Justice: How the US Housing Crisis Continues to Exacerbate the Racial Wealth Gap

    Washington, D.C. From 1:00PM to 2:00 PM, Sarah Burd-Sharps and representatives from the Center for American Progress, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and American Civil Liberties Union will have a panel discussion on the findings of our recent research exploring the impact of the U.S. housing crisis on the racial wealth gap across generations. The event is hosted by the ACLU in their offices at 915 15th Street NW, Washington, D.C., 20005. You can find the official invitation here. Please send RSVPs or questions to dcintern_oa@aclu.org.

    Date
    , 12:00pm –
    Location
    Washington, D.C.
    Program
    Measure of America
    Meetings & Events
  • 29.Northern California Grantmakers Annual Conference

    Measure of America co-director Kristen Lewis will be describing the state of California at the opening session of the Northern California Grantmakers Annual Conference. Following her presentation, both PolicyLink Founder and CEO Angela Glover Blackwell and University of Southern California Professor of Sociology and American Studies & Ethnicity Dr. Manuel Pastor will address the conference. This conference is open to NCG members and non-member funders.

    Date
    , 6:30am –
    Location
    San Francisco, CA
    Program
    Measure of America
    Meetings & Events
  • 30.Legislative Briefing: Portrait of California

    Measure of America co-directors Sarah Burd-Sharps and Kristen Lewis will be briefing the California Legislature and interested parties regarding findings of A Portrait of California 2014–2015. They will be introduced by Assembly Speaker Toni G. Atkins and United Ways of California CEO Pete Manzo. The event is open to the public; interested parties should contact Bryan Ha of United Way at bha@unitedwaysca.org.

    Date
    , 2:00pm –
    Location
    Sacramento, CA
    Program
    Measure of America
    Meetings & Events
  • 31.The Measure of America Approach to Gauging Well-Being and Opportunity in the United States

    Measure of America Chief Statistician Patrick Guyer will be at Kansai University in Osaka, presenting Measure of America’s work on conceptualizing and applying well-being gauges at the community level. Several local well-being projects in Japan are being spearheaded with the advice of Kansai University Professor Takayoshi Kusago, who will be moderating this discussion. Contact us for more information on this event.

    Date
    Location
    Osaka, Japan
    Program
    Measure of America
    Meetings & Events
  • 32.Beyond GDP – Measuring Human Progress and Well-Being in the United States

    From 4:30 to 6:00 PM, at 142 Goldwin Smith Hall, Measure of America co-director Kristen Lewis will speak at Cornell University. She is being hosted by the Cornell University Center for the Study of Inequality. She will present Measure of America’s exploration of well-being and opportunity in the United States using the American Human Development Index, a composite index comprised of indicators on health, education, and living standards. Measure of America is the only source of life expectancy calculations for different racial and ethnic groups as well as for states and for smaller populations within states in the U.S. today.

    Date
    , 4:30pm –
    Location
    Cornell University
    Program
    Measure of America
    Meetings & Events
  • 33.Mapping Well-being and Opportunity for Resilient Communities around the World

    Alan Flippen of NY Times’ The Upshot will moderate a discussion hosted by The Municipal Art Society of New York and Measure of America. The panel comprises a diverse group of experts, policy makers, corporate and philanthropic foundations, and non-governmental organizations working on designing policies in regions and cities that improve their livability, their sustainability and the quality of life of the people who live and work within them. Co-Director of Measure of America, Sarah Burd-Sharps, to be featured among the panelists. Location: The Municipal Art Society of New York | 488 Madison Avenue, Suite 1900, 9-11am. Public event. Space is limited. RSVP required. For availability, contact: csmith@mas.org.

    Date
    , 8:00am –
    Location
    The Municipal Art Society of New York
    Program
    Measure of America
    Meetings & Events
  • 34.World Affairs Council 2013 Conference

    Measure of America co-director Sarah Burd-Sharps will speak at the World Affairs Council’s annual conference on the critical global issues we face today. Featured keynote speakers will be Fareed Zakaria of CNN and Chris Anderson, Editor of Wired.

    Date
    Program
    Measure of America
    Meetings & Events
  • 35.Milken Institute Global Conference

    Sarah Burd-Sharps will chair a panel on Managing Disasters: Readiness, Then Response at the Milken Institute in Los Angeles.

    Date
    , 11:00pm
    Program
    Measure of America
    Meetings & Events
  • 36.The Institute for Economics and Peace

    The Institute for Economics and Peace and Measure of America co-directors Sarah Burd-Sharps and Kristen Lewis are hosting a discussion around the launch of the 2012 United States Peace Index: The Social and Economic Impact of Violence in the U.S.

    Date
    , 11:00pm
    Program
    Measure of America
    Meetings & Events
  • 37.Equity for Children: Book Launch of ‘Global Child Poverty and Well-Being’

    Measure of America co-director Kristen Lewis will be speaking on a panel to discuss child well-being in the United States, the topic of MOA’s contributed chapter to the newly published Global Child Poverty and Well-Being. MOA’s chapter is entitled “Child Well-being in the US: Proposal for the Development of a ‘Tot’s Index’ Using the Human Development Conceptual Framework.”.

    Date
    , 11:00pm
    Program
    Measure of America
    Meetings & Events
  • 38.Philanthropy New York: Breathing Life into Numbers

    …oin Measure of America Co-Directors Sarah Burd-Sharps and Kristen Lewis, and those with a keen interest in using the Index to address the challenges facing ordinary Americans, as we examine a new way to understand well-being and access to opportunity in America today.

    Date
    , 11:00pm
    Program
    Measure of America
    Meetings & Events
  • 39.Out of Poverty: From Surviving to Thriving

    The Marin Community Foundation invites you to a community conversation in conjunction with the launch of A Portrait of Marin, produced by the American Human Development Project.

    Date
    Program
    Measure of America
    Meetings & Events
  • 40.Forum Presents Disparities in Californians’ Well Being, Role and Response of Philanthropy

    See link for more details.

    Date
    Program
    Measure of America
    Meetings & Events
  • 41.Opportunity Nation Summit: Promoting Communities of Opportunity

    AHDP Co-Director Sarah Burd-Sharps spoke on a panel at the Opportunity Nation Summit in New York City on November 4th. Opportunity Nation’s mission is to promote opportunity, social mobility, and access to the American Dream.

    Date
    , 11:00pm
    Program
    Measure of America
    Meetings & Events
  • 42.Canadian Risk and Hazards Network Symposium

    AHDP Chief Statistician Patrick Guyer will speak at the Canadian Risk and Hazards Network Symposium (CRHNet), held in Ottowa on October 19, 2011. CRHNet symposiums aims to contribute to the creation of a disaster resilient society through inter-disciplinary and inter-jurisdictional dialogue and collaboration among practitioners, policy makers, researchers, and academics.

    Date
    , 11:00pm
    Program
    Measure of America
    Meetings & Events
  • 43.RAND Los Angeles

    AHDP Co-Directors Sarah Burd-Sharps and Kristen Lewis will present their research, “Beyond GDP: Using the American Human Development Index to Identify Need and Assess Impact,” at the RAND Corporation in Los Angeles on October 19. RAND is a nonprofit institution that helps improve policy and decisionmaking through research and analysis.

    Date
    , 11:00pm
    Program
    Measure of America
    Meetings & Events
  • 44.The San Joaquin Valley LEAP Project

    AHDP Co-Director Kristen Lewis will address The San Joaquin Valley LEAP (Latino Environmental Advancement & Policy Project) in Fresno.

    Date
    , 11:00pm
    Program
    Measure of America
    Meetings & Events
  • 45.San Diego Grantmakers 2011 Annual Conference

    AHDP Co-Director Sarah Burd-Sharps will speak at the San Diego Grantmakers 2011 Annual Conference on October 18. The conference is the premier gathering of grantmakers from throughout San Diego County, bringing together members of the philanthropic community to learn, share information, and connect with each other to improve philanthropy’s positive impact in our communities.

    Date
    , 11:00pm
    Program
    Measure of America
    Meetings & Events
  • 46.Webinar: The Common Good Forecaster

    In collaboration with Spotlight on Poverty, AHDP will be hosting a webinar on Friday June 3, 2011, from 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. EST, on how to utilize the Common Good Forecaster. Created with the United Way, the Forecaster uses Census data to forecast the impact of increased educational attainment on such factors as health, civic engagement and crime. AHDP Co-directors, and Health People founder and executive director, Chris Norwood, will speak.

    Date
    , 11:00pm
    Program
    Measure of America
    Meetings & Events
  • 47.The Launch of A Portrait of California 2011: Health, Education, and Income in an Age of Austerity

    The launch of the first-ever California Human Development Report, a report ranking the well-being of Californians in 233 neighborhood and county groups, by race/ethnicity, nativity, and gender.

    Date
    Program
    Measure of America
    Meetings & Events
  • 48.Brandeis University

    AHDP’s Co-director Sarah Burd-Sharps is the Capstone Speaker for the graduating class of Brandeis University’s Heller School of Social Policy and Management.

    Date
    , 11:00pm
    Program
    Measure of America
    Meetings & Events
  • 49.The New America Foundation

    American Human Development Project Co-Directors Sarah Burd-Sharps and Kristen Lewis will be featured speakers at a discussion of the recently-released The Measure of America 2010-2011 in Washington, DC. The event will take place from 12:15 PM to 1:45 PM at the New American Foundation (NAF), and will be moderated by NAF Economic Growth Program Policy Director, Michael Lind.

    Date
    , 11:30am –
    Program
    Measure of America
    Meetings & Events
  • 50.UNICEF Brown Bag Discussion

    AHDP Co-Directors Sarah Burd-Sharps and Kristen Lewis, and Statistician Patrick Guyer presented the findings of The Measure of America 2010-2011 to UNICEF Policy and Practice staff.

    Date
    , 11:00pm
    Program
    Measure of America
    Meetings & Events