Promoting Public Policy Reform from Inside and Outside Government

Event Date: 
Thursday, February 21, 2013 - 18:00 to 21:00
Downtown Campus 609
Hear from five 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. Moderated by: Chet P. Hewitt, President and CEO, Sierra Health Foundation, Former Agency Director, Alameda County’s Social Services Agency, and Former Associate Director, Rockefeller Foundation · Margaret Brodkin, Principal of Margaret Brodkin and Associates, Former Director of the SF Department of Children, Youth and Their Families, Executive Director of Coleman Advocates for Children and Youth · Ted Lempert, President of Children Now, Former member of the California State Assembly, Former CEO of EdVoice · Mike Wald, Professor of Law, Stanford University, Former General Counsel to Clinton administration on welfare reform, Former Senior Adviser to the Hewlett Foundation, Former Director of SF Dept. of Human Services · 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 **SFSU’s School of Public Affairs and Civic Engagement and the American Society for Public Administration are co-sponsoring the event. Refreshments will be provided.**