SMC Associates

Past Kickoff Events



2018 Associates Kick-Off Event

2018 SMC Associates Kick-Off: A Response to Homelessness

A Response to Homelessness: Creating Community and Campus Support

Moderator: Rick Cole, Santa Monica City Manager

In conjunction with the SMC Public Policy Institute, the SMC Associates are sponsoring an expert panel discussion with top community members working to find solutions to this issue.

  • Alisa Orduña, City of Santa Monica Senior Advisor on Homelessness
  • John Maceri, Executive Director, The People Concern
  • Student Leaders from Students 4 Students Shelter
  • Dr. Nancy Grass, Dean, Student Life, Santa Monica College
  • Dr. Debra Locke, Administrator with EOPS & Foster Youth programs at Santa Monica College

Featuring a Resource Fair with campus and community groups that provide food, shelter, and services to the homeless and food insecure.

October 17, 2018

5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

The Broad Stage
1310 11th Street
Santa Monica, CA 90401

We Are Santa Monica: A Practical Toolkit about HOMELESSNESS

We Are Santa Monica: Volunteer and Donation Opportunities/HOMELESSNESS

2017 Associates Kick-Off Event

A Candid Evening with KCRW's Warren Olney

To the Point: "Fake News? Alternative Facts?"
The Past-Present-Future of Journalism

Award-winning radio host Warren Olney has helped people become aware of regional and world issues throughout his 50-year career in journalism. With the demise of trusted sources of information, he represents the essence of integrity in journalism. Come hear Warren share the historical context of what we are experiencing today in the world of media and journalism–as well as his own personal insights into what the future holds.

Photo of Warren Olney 

Moderator: Frank Dawson, SMC Interim Dean of Career Education

Photo of Frank Dawson 

October 12, 2017, 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

The Broad Stage
1310 11th St.
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Free Parking at the Broad Stage with Confirmed Reservation

2016 Associates Kick-Off Event

Mental Minute w/Dr.Gabe "A Doctor Who Cares"

SMC Associates Annual Kick-Off Postcard
Annual Kick-Off Event Postcard

2015 Associates Kick-Off Event

2015 SMC Associates Kick-Off

Photos from the event.

2015 Associates Annual Kick-Off Invitation

2013 Associates Kick-Off Event

2013 Annual Kick-Off - September 19, 2013

2013 Kick-Off Invitation
2013 Kick-Off Invitation postcard