Promoting Public Policy Reform from Inside and Outside Government

San Francisco City Hall from east end of Civic Center PlazaPlease join the Public Administration Program and the School of Public Affairs at San Francisco State University at this exciting forum.  See information below.

Promoting Public Policy Reform from Inside and Outside Government
Saturday, March 7 from 11:00 – 1:00 at the SF State’s Downtown Campus, 835 Market Street – room 677
Public is welcome.  The event is free.

Hear from seasoned change-makers who have had the unique opportunity to fight for social policy reforms from both the inside and the outside of public systems.  They will discuss what types of changes are best achieved from which vantage point – legislatures, advocacy organizations, government administrations, philanthropic organizations, and grassroots organized constituencies.

Program Moderator:
Fred Blackwell, CEO of the San Francisco Foundation
Former Assistant City Administrator for the City of Oakland
Former Executive Director of the San Francisco Redevelopment Agency and the Mayor’s Office of Community Development
Director, Making Connections Initiative, Annie E. Casey Foundation
Visionary Leader Working to Ensure Shared Prosperity, Innovation and Equity

Panelists:
Margaret Brodkin, Principal of Margaret Brodkin and Associates, Founder and Director of Funding the Next Generation
Former Director of the SF Department of Children, Youth and Their Families, Former Executive Director of Coleman Advocates for Children and Youth

Ted Lempert, President of Children Now and Trustee of the San Mateo County Board of Education
Former member of the California State Assembly, Former CEO of Ed Voice

Aaron Peskin, Community Activist
Former member of, and President of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, Former President of the San Francisco Democratic Party Central Committee

Neva Walker, Executive Director of Coleman Advocates for Children and Youth
Former member of the Minnesota State Legislature, Former organizer in numerous settings, including Center for Third World Organizing

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