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Programs

Conferences and Lectures

MENDing Poverty Conference

Beginning in 2010, CSCS co-sponsored an annual conference convened by MEND and Valley Nonprofit Resources:

June 2011: "Two Checks or Two Grants Away from Poverty,"4th Annual MENDing Poverty Conference, Pacoima, CA

June 2010: "Getting People out of Poverty: Programs, Policies and Collaborations That Work," 3rd Annual MENDing Poverty Conference, Pacoima, CA

 

Envisioing California Conference

Between 2003 and 2011, the Center for Southern California Studies at Northridge and the Center for California Studies at Sacramento State University partnered to host the Envisioning California Conference, which each campus hosting on alternate years.

October 2011: "The Nonprofit Sector: Crises and Untapped Opportunities." 22nd Annual Envisioning California Conference, Skirball Center, jointly sponsored by California State University, Northridge’s Center for Southern California Studies, Cal State Sacramento’s Center for California Studies and the Los Angeles-based Human Interaction Research Institute. See coverage here

October 2010: Dr. Robert Ross, California Endowment, "Building Impactful Partnerships with Nonprofits and Communities," 2010 Envisioning California Lecture, jointly sponsored by the Center for Southern California Studies, Time Warner Cable and the Human Interaction Research Institute. See coverage here

October 2009: "Sustainability and the California Dream." Twenty-First Annual Envisioning California Conference, Skirball Center, Convened by the Center for Southern California Studies and the Center for California Studies.

September 2008, "California Imagined: The Arts of the Golden State." Twentieth Annual Envisioning California Conference, Sacramento Convention Center, Sponsored by the Center for California Studies and the Center for Southern California Studies.

September 2007, "Immigration in California: Conflict, Resolution, Transformation," 19th Annual Envisioning California Conference, Skirball Center, sponored by the Center for Southern California Studies and the Center for California Studies.

September 2006, "How Well Are We Preparing Our Young People for Life After High School," 18th Annual Envisioning California Conference, Sacramento Convention Center, Sponsored by the Center for California Studies and the Center for Southern California Studies.

September 2005, "Retrofitting California: Rethinking Policy and Infrastructure for a Sustainable Future," 17th Annual Envisioning California Conference, Warner Center Marriott, sponored by the Center for Southern California Studies and the Center for California Studies.

September 2004, "Refounding California: Envisioning the Future of State Government," 16th Annual Envisioning California Conference, Holiday Inn Capitol Plaza, Sponsored by the Center for California Studies and the Center for Southern California Studies.

September 2003, "Dynamic Diversity: Expanding the California Dream," 15th Annual Envisioning California Conference, Sheraton Universal Hotel, sponored by the Center for Southern California Studies and the Center for California Studies.