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Thursday, November 18, 2010
3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
INTS 1128 (CHASS Interdisciplinary Building - South)

Sponsored by UCR Public Policy Program, Center for Ideas and Society, Center for Sustainable Suburban Development, and College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences.

Joe Mathews is Irvine senior fellow at the New America Foundation. He is the author of The People's Machine: Arnold Schwarzenegger and the Rise of Blockbuster Democracy, contributing editor to the Los Angeles Times, and lead blogger for NB's Prop Zero.

Mark Paul is senior scholar at the New America Foundation. He was formerly deputy treasurer of California and deputy editorial page editor of the Sacramento Bee.

IMMIGRANT INTEGRATION IN LOS ANGELES: Crafting a Story, Building an Institution, Working for Change


Sponsored by the Center for Ideas and Society, the CHASS California Futures Initiative, and the Immigration Research Group at UC Riverside

Tuesday, November 9
Noon-1pm at INTS 1111
CHASS Interdisciplinary Building, UCR

Please join us as we inaugurate our speaker series--for the Immigration Research Group at UCR as well as the CHASS California Futures Initiative--with the distinguished Manuel Pastor, Professor of Geography and American Studies & Ethnicity at USC.

In the last two years, Professor Pastor and a series of colleagues have tried to build a new Center for the Study of Immigrant Integration at USC. He will talk a bit about the research, including community-based focus groups, that prompted the Center and will discuss in more detail the process of building the center, including the intersection of the Center's research with various immigrant and civic groups.

Pastor will draw lessons both for a more inclusive approach to immigrants in metropolitan areas and for the ways in which universities can positively contribute to such an approach.