• 51.A Congressional Briefing on The Measure of America

    Co-directors Kristen Lewis and Sarah Burd-Sharps will be joined by Congressman Chris Murphy (CT-5) Wednesday, March 2, in a briefing on the The Measure of America 2010-2011: Mapping Risks and Resilience for policymakers and staffers.

    Date
    , 1:00am –
    Program
    Measure of America
    Meetings & Events
  • 52.Public Policy and Philanthropy: A New Agenda

    Co-Director of the American Human Development Project, Kristen Lewis, will be a keynote speaker at Southern California Grantmakers (SCG) Public Policy Conference on Tuesday February 15, 2011. The event will take place at the Center for Healthy Communities, Los Angeles, California, and also feature breakout sessions lead by public and community leaders in philanthropy and research.

    Date
    , 1:00am
    Program
    Measure of America
    Meetings & Events
  • 53.Big Gaps in the Big Apple: Lessons from The Measure of America

    See what the new American Human Development Index reveals about the distribution of opportunity in America, with a special focus on the New York metro area. It’s home to some of the country’s highest—and lowest—levels of human well-being. Hear about the big gaps in and around the Big Apple— the significant disparities in the health, education, and living standards of different groups and different neighborhoods in NYC, southern Connecticut, Westchester, Long Island, and Northern NJ.

    Date
    , 7:30pm –
    Program
    Measure of America
    Meetings & Events
  • 54.Surging Ahead and Falling Behind: Lessons from The Measure of America

    Hear the latest findings of the American Human Development Project’s updated 2010-2011 Index of well-being and opportunity. New rankings by state, congressional district, racial and ethnic group, and gender reveal huge gaps and growing inequality when it comes to access to the building blocks of a good life.

    Date
    , 9:30am –
    Program
    Measure of America
    Meetings & Events