SMC Public Policy Institute
smc public policy institute
Santa Monica College’s Public
Policy Institute provides nonpartisan community programs exploring key
economic, social, and political issues. The Institute offers FREE, informative
discussions on the policy issues that affect our daily lives.
Founded by LA County Supervisor and former California
State Senator Sheila Kuehl and SMC political science professor Richard
Tahvildaran-Jesswein (who held the Chair of Excellence, Philosophy & Social
Science), the Institute is currently led by co-directors Tahvildaran-Jesswein
and SMC political science adjunct Shari Davis (who also chairs the Community for
Excellent Public Schools).
Several programs and topical
discussions are planned for Spring 2015, including panels and community
discussions. Details were not confirmed at press time. Please visit www.smc.edu/ppi for up-to-date
To receive invitations to our
events, please send email to firstname.lastname@example.org and
request to be added to the Institute’s mailing list.
4TH ANNUAL SPRING SYMPOSIUM
MAY 11-14, 2015
Stop, Look, Listen:
Community Advocacy for Public Health
Join us for talks, film screenings, and panel discussions
on the importance of community advocacy in drawing attention to public health
issues, and in influencing and building support for public policies and
practices that affect our opportunities to pursue a healthy life.
Symposium activities were still in planning at press time.
See www.smc.edu/ppi or call (310)
for details. Sponsored by the SMC Associates (www.smc.edu/associates).