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Public Policy and Institutional Discrimination Series

Embracing diversity in national security and diplomacy

Oct 21, 2021, 12:00-12:50 pm EDT
The series, open to U-M students, faculty, and staff, is designed to foster dialogue on important issues of U.S. public policy. Facilitated by faculty discussants Susan Page and Javed Ali, this session focuses on the need for diversity in one of the nation’s oldest government agencies. 
Real-World Perspectives on Poverty Solutions

Obamacare and the Unfinished Crusade for Universal Coverage

Oct 22, 2021, 12:00-1:00 pm EDT
Jonathan Cohn discusses his book, “The Ten Year War: Obamacare and the Unfinished Crusade for Universal Coverage,” which examines the Affordable Care Act — better known as “Obamacare.”
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Dinner for democracy: Race and the criminal justice system

Oct 22, 2021, 5:00-6:20 pm EDT
This virtual event will be a question-and-answer style panel with Eli Savit, Washtenaw County Prosecuting Attorney; Victoria Burton-Harris, Washtenaw County Chief Assistant; Dr. Jeremiah Wade Olsen, professor at UM-Flint; and Alyshia Dyer (MPP/MSW’22), former Washtenaw County Deputy Sheriff.
Admissions

October PPIA Public Service Expo

Oct 26, 2021, 1:00-5:00 pm EDT
Connect one-on-one with the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy and 50 of the top public policy and international affairs programs from across the county!
Racial Foundations of Public Policy

Racial foundations of education policy

Oct 26, 2021, 4:00-5:30 pm EDT
Dr. Rucker Johnson—a labor economist who specializes in the economics of education—will join Dr. Celeste-Watkins-Hayes in conversation as part of a virtual series on the historical roots and impact of race in shaping public policy.
Admissions

BA information session

Oct 26, 2021, 6:00-7:00 pm EDT
Weill Hall
How will you make a difference? Join us for an undergraduate information session for students interested in the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy.

Donuts and deans

Oct 27, 2021, 12:00-1:00 pm EDT
Weill Hall courtyard
Enjoy one of the most delicious fall traditions in the Midwest: fresh apple cider and donuts. Even better? They’ll be available for free and served by the deans.
Ford School

The politics of university student voting

Oct 28, 2021, 2:00-3:00 pm EDT
Nancy Thomas and Vincent Hutchings, in a conversation moderated by Susan Jekielek, will discuss the conflicting forces at play in 2020 and what it all means for democratic learning across disciplines, healthy political campus climates, and planning for the 2022 election and beyond.
CFLP Blue Bag Lunches

High tax heresy

Nov 4, 2021, 12:00-1:00 pm EDT
Professor James R. Hines Jr. will discuss the most sensible way to pay for the federal government, noting that the answer lies largely in higher tax rates, not in the many popularly-discussed alternatives.
Real-World Perspectives on Poverty Solutions

H. Luke Shaefer: Child allowance panel

Nov 5, 2021, 12:00-1:00 pm EDT
H. Luke Shaefer and other panelists — to be announced — will discuss the implications of the expanded child tax credit and the potential for the U.S. to adopt a permanent child allowance.  
Racial Foundations of Public Policy

Racial foundations of immigration policy

Nov 9, 2021, 4:00-5:30 pm EST
Dr. Jennifer Lee, an award winning author and frequent public commentator on the implications of contemporary U.S. immigration, will join Dr. Celeste-Watkins-Hayes in conversation as part of a virtual series on the historical roots and impact of race in shaping public policy.
Public Policy and Institutional Discrimination Series

Redesigning healthcare towards equity

Nov 10, 2021, 12:00-12:50 pm EST
The series, open to U-M students, faculty, and staff, is designed to foster dialogue on important issues of U.S. public policy. Facilitated by faculty discussant and Towsley Foundation Policymaker in Residence Abdul El-Sayed, this session focuses on health equity, why it matters, and the role of policy in creating equitable outcomes.