Join the UConn Department of Public Policy Alumni-Students-Faculty Race and Equity Dialogue for a discussion on racial inequity during the COVID pandemic. Monday, February 1, 2021, 7:00 – 8:00pm (live online) Optional pre-reading: Race & Social Equity: A Nervous Area of Government, Ch. 1, 2 & 11 Register Here Susan Gooden, Dean, Wilder School of Public […]
On the beautiful Saturday morning of November 7 the 2020 Encore!Connecticut class and their friends and family met virtually to celebrate the conclusion of eight months of training and fellowships. These twenty-seven corporate executives have taken their first steps to transitioning into the nonprofit sector. Dr. David Garvey welcomed everyone via zoom including graduates, fellowship […]
During the month of October, stakeholders across Connecticut came together for a two-part virtual panel entitled “Bouncing Forward from the Pandemic – Moving CT Ahead”. Panelists discussed the opportunities that COVID-19 has provided when it comes to public service delivery and addressing economic and social justice issues. The event was co-hosted by UConn’s Department of […]
On Tuesday, October 6, 2020, UConn’s InCHIP Gun Violence Prevention Research Interest Group (GVP-RIG) organized a panel on S. 4360: Counseling Not Criminalization Act. The panel entitled “Promoting Alternatives to Police in Schools: Addressing the School to Prison Pipeline” featured a variety of speakers who gathered virtually in front of over three hundred participants. Below […]
COVID-19 has from the outset been a disrupter and will likely lead to permanent changes in a variety of areas from retail markets to the use of commercial office space, the vitality of small businesses and the delivery of public services at the state and local level. In addition, Connecticut has the dubious distinction of […]
On Thursday, June 25, 2020, the UConn Department of Public Policy partnered with Professor Brandi Blessett of the University of Cincinnati, to present a conversation discussing solutions to the police violence against black people in our country.
On June 25th, the Department of Public Policy (DPP) and the University of Cincinnati will be hosting a webinar from 5pm – 7pm entitled “Beyond Thoughts and Prayers: Strategies to Eradicate Anti-Black Police Violence”. Modern anti-Black police violence predates the cold-blooded murder of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police officers. This present-day abuse […]
On the evening of Friday, May 22nd the Department of Public Policy (DPP) celebrated it’s 2020 graduates with a global online contingency to celebrate the 68 graduates. Our graduates included students from the Master of Arts in Survey Research (MASR), MPA Fellows, Master of Public Administration (MPA), and Master of Public Policy (MPP) programs. The […]