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2017 Annual Policy Conference

The Pat Brown Institute for Public Affairs at Cal State LA, in association with the World Trade Center LA and the LAEDC, will hold its 2017 Annual Policy Conference, “Should California Have Its Own Trade Policy?” on Thursday October 5th at The L.A. Hotel Downtown.  International trade and investment policies are both economically critical and politically sensitive. What should the nation’s largest state and the world’s 6th largest economy be doing? What role can and should cities, large and small, play? Through dialogue and debate, the conference will help clarify the next steps for our leaders and our communities in an unsettling and unprecedented era.

UC Irvine Dean Erwin Chemerinsky Comes to Cal State LA

"Presidential Power In An Age Of Uncertainty: A Conversation with Erwin Chemerinsky" Presented by Cal State LA's Vice Provost for Diversity and Engaged Learning Octavio Villalpando and the Pat Brown Institute at Cal State LA. Join the Institute's Executive Director,...

2017 Annual Dinner

Marking 30 Years at  Cal State LA Thursday, April 27, 2017 The Millennium Biltmore Hotel 506 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90071 5:30 p.m. Reception 7 p.m. Program Purchase Individual Tickets and Sponsorships Press Release Annual Dinner Invitation Annual Dinner...

Participation + Power: A Los Angeles County Strategy Summit

On February 2, 2017 the Advancement Project California and the Pat Brown Institute for Public Affairs held the Participation + Power - A Los Angeles County Strategy Summit. The Summit was a half-day convening that brought together 100 elected and civic leaders from...

2016 Annual Policy Conference

On November 17th, 2016, the Pat Brown Institute held its 23rd Annual Conference, "Election 2016: What On Earth Happened?". Download 2016 Annual Conference Program 2016 Annual Conference Sponsor Form 2016 Annual Conference Flyer 2016 Annual Conference Registration...

2016 Summit of Possibilities

On October 27th, the Pat Brown Institute for Public Affairs at Cal State LA, in partnership with, the California Community Foundation held the Summit of Possibilities: People, Community and Progress Featuring Anthony Rendon, Speaker of the California Assembly The...

2016 U.S. Senate Debate

IN 2016, OUR DEBATE PARTNERSHIP WAS SELECTED TO CONDUCT THE ONLY DEBATE FOR THE CALIFORNIA U.S. SENATE, ON OCTOBER 5TH AT CAL STATE LA. THIS TIME, OUR LEAGUE PARTNER WAS THE LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS OF CALIFORNIA EDUCATION FUND.