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Weiser Diplomacy Center Series

Funding Democracy Programs

Sep 28, 2020, 11:30 am-12:50 pm EDT
Please join us for a virtual seminar with Fabiola Cordova,  Associate Director, Latin America and Caribbean, National Endowment for Democracy (NED), in conversation with Associate Professor John Ciorciari, director of the Weiser Diplomacy Center and International Policy Center. 

Library Grants Workshop: Funding Environments Basics

Sep 21, 2020, 1:30-2:50 pm EDT
Join P3E and UM 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.
Weiser Diplomacy Center Series

Official Levers for Supporting Democracy

Sep 21, 2020, 11:30 am-12:50 pm EDT
Please join us for a virtual seminar with Kara McDonald, Deputy Assistant Secretary at Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor in conversation with Associate Professor John Ciorciari, director of the Weiser Diplomacy Center and International Policy Center.

Graduate Fair: Albion College

Sep 16, 2020, 3:00-6:00 pm EDT
Register through Handshake to attend: http://myumi.ch/O4PZw. Ford School representatives will be attending Albion College's virtual Graduate and Career Fair: Beyond Albion 2020.

Taking the Measure of the Liberal Arts

Sep 15, 2020, 2:00-3:30 pm EDT
Join us for a year-long series of virtual panel discussions and seminars exploring the values, dimensions, and outcomes of liberal arts education, and how they might be measured.
Weiser Diplomacy Center Series

Democracy Support 101

Sep 14, 2020, 11:30 am-12:50 pm EDT
Please join us for a virtual seminar with Matt Dippell, Deputy Director for Latin America and the Caribbean Programs at the National Democratic Institute in conversation with Associate Professor John Ciorciari, director of the Weiser Diplomacy Center and International Policy Center.

Voter Registration Workshop

Sep 14, 2020, 11:30 am-12:50 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.
CFLP Blue Bag Lunches

Domesticating Foreign Finance

Sep 10, 2020, 12:00 pm EDT
More than a decade after the 2008 financial crisis, U.S. policymakers still have not adequately addressed one of the primary causes of the crash: foreign banks.

Ford School Fall Launch

Sep 2, 2020, 4:00-5:00 pm EDT
Students, faculty, and staff: Join the whole Ford School community in celebrating the beginning of the year and welcoming both old and new faces.

Ensuring Our Voting System Works for All of Us

Jul 23, 2020, 12:00-12:50 pm EDT
Virtual event
Join P3E for a conversation with Loida Tapia, consultant for Michiganvoting.org and ACLU of Michigan's MI 2020 Election Protection Program.
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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.
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Mental Health Policy Issues During COVID

Jul 6, 2020, 11:30 am-12:50 pm EDT
Virtual Event
Join P3E 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.
Ford School

A Decade of Dodd-Frank

Jun 30, 2020, 10:00 am-4:00 pm EDT
Virtual Event; Brookings Institution
This event will be virtual. Ten years after the passage of the Dodd-Frank Act, and in the midst of an even more devastating economic and public health crisis, what are the risks to the financial system and the U.S. economy? This conference will explore whether the Act created an enduring structure to make the financial system fairer, safer, and better harnessed to the needs of the real economy. Panels will explore the policy choices made in the Dodd-Frank Act, DFA’s implementation over the decade, changes during the Trump Administration, current and potential risks to the financial system, debates over consumer protection, and the future of reform.

COVID-19 Across the Globe

Jun 29, 2020, 10:00-11:00 am EDT
U-M Professors Yuen Yuen Ang, Pauline Jones, Ann Lin, Laura Rozek, and Twila Tardif will present findings from a survey that they--along with other U-M researchers--have conducted over the past month.
Getting Stuff Done

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 P3E for a discussion withEric Brown, Senior Advisor for External Relations 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.
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Getting Stuff Done Brown Bag with Anne Doyle

Jun 15, 2020, 12:00-12:50 pm EDT
Virtual event
Join P3E 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.
Ford School

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.