SMC Public Policy Institute
Santa Monica College’s interdisciplinary,
innovative 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
Founded by LA County
Supervisor and former California State Senator Sheila Kuehl and SMC political
science professor Richard Tahvildaran-Jesswein (former Chair of Excellence,
Philosophy & Social Science), the Institute is currently led by
co-directors Tahvildaran-Jesswein and SMC political science instructor Shari
Davis (who also chairs Community for Excellent Public Schools).
Through an annual symposium
and frequent public forums with civic leaders, the Public Policy Institute also
serves as a powerful force for engaging the community in dialogue on some of
the most pressing public policy issues of the day, and providing information
and other support to help campus and community members become agents of change.
Please visit www.smc.edu/ppi for up-to-date information about the Institute’s events. To receive invitations
to our events, please send an please send email to firstname.lastname@example.org and request to be added to the Institute’s mailing list.
2016 Voter Registration Campaign Kick-Off
Come help the Santa Monica College Public Policy Institute
kick off its 2016 voter registration campaign, find out how to register voters
and encourage them to vote, and get the information and materials you need to
canvas neighborhoods or organizations. Free parking in campus parking
structures. Sponsored by the SMC Public Policy Institute.
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