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Young Leaders in Public Service

Young Leaders in Public Service with Nick Colvin

Feb 10, 2021, 4:00-5:00 pm EST
Join the Program in Practical Policy Engagement for a discussion with Nick Colvin, an experienced government, real estate, economic development, and public law attorney with a background working in local, state and federal government.

P3E Student Showcase

Dec 9, 2020, 4:00-5:30 pm EST
Join P3E for Fall 2020 Practical Community Learning Project (PCLP) and research assistant student presentations.

Effective advocacy workshop

Nov 10, 2020, 4:00-5:20 pm EST
League of Conservation Voters (LCV) senior staff will discuss the steps to be an effective advocate and provide examples used by LCV during some of their successful campaigns.    

Voter Registration Workshop

Oct 5, 2020, 11:30 am-12:30 pm EDT
Please join P3E as we host Ginsberg Center Research Assistant Kari Rea (MPP '20) for a session to train students, staff & faculty to be able to assist in the voter registration process.

Library grants workshop: Funding environments basics

Sep 21, 2020, 1:30-2:50 pm EDT
Join P3E and U-M Librarians Paul J. Barrow and Alexandra Rivera for a workshop to examine the funding landscape, investigate what funders are looking for, and survey tools and resources that organizations can leverage in this COVID-19 environment.

Voter registration workshop

Sep 14, 2020, 11:30 am-12:50 pm EDT
Join us as we host Ginsberg Center Research Assistant Kari Rea (MPP '20) for a session to train students, staff, and faculty to be able to assist in the voter registration process.

Conversation with Representative Debbie Dingell

Jul 10, 2020, 12:00-1:00 pm EDT
Virtual event
Join the Ford School Program in Practical Policy Engagement and Student Affairs Committee for a virtual brown bag with Representative Debbie Dingell.

Mental health policy issues during COVID

Jul 6, 2020, 11:30 am-12:50 pm EDT
Virtual Event
Join us for a discussion with Menachem Hojda, LMSW, a licensed clinical social worker at the Oakland Community Health Network, where he provides training about issues like the Michigan Mental Health Code, suicide, trauma and resilience, employment, and criminal justice to help build a more compassionate and understanding community.
Getting Stuff Done

Brown bag with Great Lakes Commission senior advisor Eric Brown

Jun 24, 2020, 12:00-12:50 pm EDT
Virtual event
Join us for a discussion with Eric Brown, senior advisor for external eelations at the Great Lakes Commission, where he works with a broad array of decision-makers and stakeholders to enhance collaboration and secure a healthy and prosperous future for the environment and economy of the Great Lakes.
Getting Stuff Done

Brown bag with Anne Doyle

Jun 15, 2020, 12:00-12:50 pm EDT
Virtual event
Join us for a discussion with Anne Doyle, global speaker, author, journalist, business executive, podcast host, former elected official and lifetime change agent, who has been on the front lines of women's progress for nearly five decades.

Metro Detroit COVID-19 Policy and Health Update

May 7, 2020, 11:30 am-12:50 pm EDT
Zoom event.
Join the Program in Practical Policy Engagement as we host Detroit City Council President Pro Tem Mary Sheffield and Detroit Health Department Chief Public Health Officer Denise Fair for a discussion and updates on how COVID-19 is impacting Metro Detroit and its residents.

Practical Community Learning Project final presentations

Apr 27, 2020, 10:30-11:00 am EDT
Join us for a winter 2020 Practical Community Learning Project  final student presentation with Nick Najor (MPP '20). The PCLP is a semester-long independent study policy-based community project in Detroit that provides students with opportunities for dialogue, research, and service.

VIRTUAL EVENT: Port of Monroe Final Student Presentation

Apr 10, 2020, 4:00-6:00 pm EDT
Online
Join P3E Research Assistants Nathan Lindfors (BA '20), Brandan Pierce (MPP '20), and Monica Pagani (MPP/MSI '20) for a presentation of their work with the Port of Monroe, Michigan.
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