PBI Events

2017 Summit of Possibilities:
People, Community and Progress

On Thursday, November 9th, over 250 community leaders, public officials, and residents from Southeast Los Angeles (SELA) gathered for the 2017 SELA Transportation Summit: Critical Choices Ahead. SELA, a traditionally overlooked area in Los Angeles County, is set to undergo major transportation-related changes and receive newfound attention in the years ahead. The Summit put a spotlight on the key decisions facing the community, local civic leaders, and policymakers and the ways in which transportation can help to reshape the community at large.

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2017 Annual Policy Conference

On October 5th, 2017, the Pat Brown Institute for Public Affairs at Cal State LA, in association with the World Trade Center LA and the LAEDC, held its 2017 Annual Policy Conference, “Should California Have Its Own Trade Policy?”. The conference featured in-depth discussions that examined the role of California, the nation’s largest state and the world’s sixth largest economy, in international trade and investment policies.

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2016 Summit of Possibilities:
People, Community and Progress

The event presented a historic study, “Central 710 FWY Corridor – An Asset Based Analysis.” The research marks the first time in recent years that a look at the positive attributes of these cities has been explored. Following the presentation, a panel of local civic leaders and experts shared their impressions of the report’s implications and generated an open dialogue with the audience.

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2015 PBI Friday

  Our 2015 PBIFriday featured a conversation with Rusty Hicks, Executive Secretary-Treasurer of the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, followed by a lively Q & A with the audience. At the time of his visit, Mr....

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