1. The Urban Advantage of Learning Science in New York City: The Role of Science-Rich Cultural Institutions


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    In this second talk of our series on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education, our presenters take a look at the role of science institutions in supporting science learning. As education policy increases its focus on science education, science-rich cultural institutions offer a unique opportunity to support and complement science instruction, learning, and professional development. What can we learn about innovative approaches to science education from programs at two New York City science museums? Guest speakers are: Lisa Gugenheim, Senior Vice President of Institutional Advancement, Strategic Planning, and Education at the American Museum of Natural History Preeti Gupta, Senior Vice President for Education and Family Programs, New York Hall of Science Catherine Milne, Associate Professor of Science Education at NYU Steinhardt Moderator Mary Driscoll, Associate Professor of Educational Administration at NYU Steinhardt

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    • The Affordable Care Act Talk


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      Temple University’s School of Social Work co-hosts an event that features speakers discussing the impact of the Affordable Care Act, AKA “Obamacare”. The event and invitees include: community members, social service professionals, students, and healthcare professionals. Speakers cover a wide range of topics including: budgetary concerns, enrollment, and the legal impact for professionals who work with those who have mental health issues.

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      • 2015 March 2 - Organizational Development - Richmond City Council - Richmond, Virginia


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        Report by Rich Johnson of Richmond's Economic Development Authority [EDA]. Agenda, http://eservices.ci.richmond.va.us/applications/clerkstracking/getPDFStandingComm.asp?NO=881&TYPE=A Call to Order Approval of Minutes of Monday, February 2, 2015 Reports from City Administration, Council Staff and Other Parties [5:52] 1. Redskins Training Camp Financial Update ~ Richard Johnson, Board Member, Economic Development Authority [36:40] 2. Economic and Community Development (ECD) Procedures for Unsolicited Offers Follow-up ~ Douglas Dunlap, Interim Director [53:12] 3. Derelict Building Program Annual Update ~ John Walsh, Operation Manager, Planning & Development Review presented by, Michelle Coward, Program Manager. Paper(s) for Consideration - None Reports of Standing Committees - None Consideration of Appointments to Boards, Commissions and Similar Entities Alexander Rawles, Boards & Commissions Administrator Discussion Item(s) [1:08:17] 1. Council Suite Renovation ~ Don Summers, Capital Projects Manager, Department of Public Works [1:13:43] 2. Informal Meeting Time & [1:15:06] Citizen Comment Period ~ Council President Michelle Mosby, Chair [1:25:35] 3. Res. No. 2010-R91-118 ~ Allen Jackson, City Attorney

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        • The State of Flood Risk Reduction in the United States: Are We Reducing Risk or Incentivizing It?


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          The Horinko Group Water Division 2011 Webinar Series: "The State of Flood Risk Reduction in the United States" For more information visit: http://thehorinkogroup.org/?q=content/state-flood-risk-reduction-united-states Presenters Sam Riley Medlock (Moderator) Policy Counsel, Association of State Floodplain Managers Sandra Knight Deputy Administrator Federal Insurance and Mitigation, Federal Emergency Management Agency Alex Dornstauder Deputy Director for Homeland Security at U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Larry Larson Executive Director, Association of State Floodplain Managers James Fiedler President, National Association of Flood and Stormwater Management Agencies Andrew Fahlund Senior Vice President for Conservation , American Rivers Join us for this webinar to learn about the: State of the Nation’s vulnerability to flood disasters, as well as an overview of local, state, and Federal roles in floodplain management; Key Federal policy initiatives underway to reduce that vulnerability; Overall benefits of sound floodplain management; and, Perspectives of leading practitioners, program managers, and floodplain management advocates on current efforts to address challenges to more effectively protect natural resource functions of floodplains while reducing the hazards to people and communities.

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          • Oil Independence: Is it Possible?


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            Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR), Beth Osborne of the U.S. Department of Transportation, and other experts speaking at a July 22, 2010 event on Capitol Hill. Can we reduce our oil imports so we are not vulnerable to price spikes on the global market? What alternatives will make the greatest impact? More information is available at www.eesi.org/072210_oil.

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            • Aesthetics and Politics in Action: Panel Discussion from Movements: Politics, Performance and Disability


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              This panel discussion was held at The Scholar & Feminist Conference 2011, "Movements: Politics, Performance, and Disability," on February 26 at Barnard College in New York City. Moderated by Rosemarie Garland-Thomson, the panel features Carrie Sandahl, Alice Sheppard, Susan Schweik, and Nirmala Erevelles, and is introduced by Janet Jakobsen. This video was created by the Barnard Center for Research on Women. We apologize for problems with the sound quality of this recording. Visit http://bcrw.barnard.edu for additional videos and podcasts of this event and others like it.

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              • Speak Up, Speak Out: Public Policy Advocacy for Epilepsy


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                Epilepsy Foundation's Bill Murphy provides an overview of key public policy issues affecting the lives of people with epilepsy in Michigan. Recorded March 7, 2012

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                • Webinar on the Science of Policy Communication Part I


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                  • The Crisis of Vulnerable Populations


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                    Speakers Pedro Noguera and Carola Suarez-Orozco address our nation's achievement gap, the complex challenges facing black, Latino, immigrant, poor, and male students, among others, and make recommendations to better meet their educational needs. Educational Policy Breakfast Series: Part 2: The Crisis of Vulnerable Populations

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                    • Science and Society 2013 - Plenary Session: Sheila Jasanoff


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                      October 22nd, 2013 Title: Science and its Publics: Dependence, Disenchantment, and Deliverance Sheila Jasanoff, Harvard Kennedy School Session Chair: Gordon McOuat, Situating Science

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