Photos by David Ng
Public Policy Forums are an integral feature of the Institute’s effort to educate and spur a dialogue between community, industry, and public officials on specific issues. As part of this dynamic program, we have addressed, among other timely topics, civic participation in Southeast Los Angeles and the current state of presidential power.
Erwin Chemerinsky Comes
to Cal State LA - Examining "Presidential Power In An Age Of Uncertainty,” educator and legal scholar Erwin Chemerinsky discussed with the campus community how recent and forthcoming presidential executive orders might affect them, their families, and those outside their communities.
Research and Presentation - In partnership with The California Endowment, the Institute recruited and worked with researchers to produce reports that addressed key issues of concern for the Boyle Heights neighborhood. Covering topics ranging from healthcare to food justice, the reports were presented to various Boyle Heights community stakeholders.