Social Equity in Governance

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.

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Upcoming Organizational Meeting
Author: Kaitlyn Hudgins
Posted On: Jun 18, 2018

On July 13, we will be holding an organizational meeting to begin to chart out the path for the Social Equity Panel over the next year. The meeting will be held at the NAPA offices from 12:30 - 2:30 pm preceding the meeting of the Africa Working Group's Mandela Fellows Meet and Greet.  We will begin with a guest presentation to help set the stage and then a working meeting to develop the new...

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Promoting Equality in an Age of Austerity: The Role for State and Local Governments
Author: Elijah Evans
Posted On: May 21, 2018

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...

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2017 Social Equity Leadership Conference
Author: Elijah Evans
Posted On: May 01, 2017

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...

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