The Standing Panel on Social Equity in Governance focuses on issues of fairness, justice, and equity in a variety of public contexts, including, but not limited to: education, policing, welfare, housing, and transportation.
Mark your calendars for our first meeting in the 2019 calendar year on February 14 from 10 to noon, followed by a networking lunch. The agenda for this meeting features Nick Johnson, Senior Vice President for State Fiscal Policy at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. Nick is going to discuss their recently released paper on “Advancing Racial Equity With State Tax Policy.” This paper provides both some historical context as well...Read Full Article
Save-the-Date! The next meeting of the Standing Panel on Social Equity in Governance will be Friday, September 28th from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. More details including speaker information coming soon. Register now! ...Read Full Article
On July 13, an organizational meeting to begin to chart out the path for the Social Equity Panel over the next year was held. It began with a guest presentation to help set the stage followed by a working meeting to develop the new agenda. ...Read Full Article
The annual conference sponsored by NAPA’s Standing Panel on Social Equity will be hosted this year by the Marxe School of Public and International Affairs at Baruch College June 12-13 in New York City. The conference aims to shine a light on promising practices to achieve racial, gender, economic, and other forms of equity in the face of reduced federal budgets. We are particularly interested in papers examining the role of state and...Read Full Article
Background To assure equity in emergency response, it is important to focus on the intersection of natural hazard and the humancreated environment. Some groups have social vulnerabilities that put them in greater peril in the case of disaster. There is no agreement on what to call the vulnerable populations. There is agreement that low income individuals, children, seniors, disabled individuals, certain ethnic minorities, travelers, and recent immigrants are among the vulnerable populations. Within the total...Read Full Article
May 31 – June 2, 2017 School of Public Administration l University of Nebraska at Omaha Addressing the Complexity of Social Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in Public Administration: Identifying Issues, Crafting Innovative Solutions and Celebrating Successes This year’s conference examines the rising complexity associated with social equity, diversity and inclusion in public and nonprofit organizations. Nearly two decades into the new millennium, scholars and practitioners face unprecedented challenges in addressing issues of...Read Full Article