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2015 Spring Semester Seminars


Jobs For Everyone!
January 27, 2015 — 12:15-1:30pm — RGL 101
Speaker: Jan Perry, General Manager, Los Angeles Economic and Workforce Development Department




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Urban Redesign: The L.A. River Revitalization Project
February 3, 2015 — 12:15-1:30pm — RGL 101
Speaker: Mia Lehrer, President, Mia Lehrer and Associates
Recordings: YouTube: Abbreviated and Full-lengthiTunes: Full-length


Stuck in Place: Urban Neighborhoods and the End of Progress Toward Racial Equality
February 17, 2015 — 12:00-1:30pm — RGL 101
Speaker: Patrick Sharkey, Associate Professor of Sociology, NYU
Recordings will be available soon.



The Changing Face of Houston and America: Tracking Responses to the Economic and Demographic Transformations through 33 Years of Houston Surveys
February 24, 2015 — 12:15-1:30pm — RGL 101
Speaker: Dr. Stephen Klineberg, Professor and  Founding Director, Kinder Institute for Urban Research, Rice University


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A Millennial Challenge: Sustaining Municipal Fiscal Health
March 3, 2015 — 12:15-1:30pm — RGL 101
Speaker: Dr. George McCarthy, President, Lincoln Institute of Land Policy



Seleta Reynolds Official PhotoGreat Streets for Los Angeles – LADOT Strategic Plan
March 10, 2015 — 12:15-1:30pm — RGL 101
Speaker: Seleta Reynolds, General Manager, Los Angeles Department of Transportation
Co-Sponsored with the METRANS Transportation Center
Light refreshments will be served at this seminar.



Prospects and Pitfalls for Los Angeles’ New Zoning Code: Perspectives from the Zoning Advisory Committee
March 24, 2015 — 12:15-1:30pm — RGL 101
Moderator: Liz Faletta, Associate Professor (Teaching), USC Price School
Panelists: Edgar Khalatian, Partner, Mayer Brown; Noel Fleming, Director of Legislative and Legal Affairs, Central City Association of Los Angeles; Mark Vallianatos, Policy Director, Urban and Environmental Policy Institute

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