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September 02, 2015

Academic Convocation with Tim McBride
This annual lecture provides an opportunity to hear one of our own outstanding faculty members talk about their research and how it connects to education, practice and policy. Reception to follow. This year’s convocation speaker is Professor Tim McBride. McBride is an influential health policy analyst and leading health economist shaping the national agenda in rural health care, health insurance and health reform, Medicare and Medicaid policy, health economics, and access to health care. This event is free and open to the public; no RSVP is required. For more information, please visit

September 02: 4:00 PM-6:00 PM at Hillman Hall, Clark-Fox Forum

September 25, 2015

Redefining Justice in America
A prosecutor and a formerly incarcerated person will take the stage together to challenge you to rethink, reimagine, and redefine justice in the United States. Join the Smart Decarceration Initiative for this inaugural event featuring keynote speakers John T. Chisholm, district attorney of Milwaukee County, and Ronald Simpson-Bey, decarceration leader with JustLeadershipUSA. From confronting racially biased practices to advancing restorative justice, Chisholm and Simpson-Bey will propose what real justice could look like.

This event is part of the Smart Decarceration Initiative's inaugural conference From Mass Incarceration to Effective and Sustainable Decarceration. To register for this free event, please visit:

September 25: 6:00 PM-7:30 PM at Edison Theatre, 6445 Forsyth Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63130

October 03, 2015

Symposium: Innovations for Social and Health Impact
Improvements in social opportunity and population health require talented people and innovations in programs and policy. This symposium will provide case studies and analysis of social and health innovations that address important local, national, and global challenges. Craig Kielburger, co-founder of Free The Children, Me to We, and We Day, will discuss the values, leadership, and entrepreneurship that leads to large-scale social change. Maxine Clark and Tom Hillman will lead discussions of Brown School faculty case studies of research-based social and health innovations. David Bornstein, co-founder of the Solutions Journalism Network and New York Times columnist, will close the Symposium, addressing the reframing and media changes that are necessary to advance innovative social solutions and bring them to scale.

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October 03: 8:00 AM-12:30 PM at Hillman Hall Room: Hillman 120

October 22, 2015

Inclusive Housing: A Public Forum for Policy Action in St. Louis
Despite the passage of the Fair Housing Act in 1968, stark racial and economic segregation in housing has continued into the present day. How can we reform and reshape policy to address this fundamental American challenge? Tackling local, state, and federal policies, this forum will focus on building inclusive and equitable housing in the St. Louis region.

The forum will feature Richard Rothstein, author of The Making of Ferguson; a panel discussion about tax incentives for housing and economic development; and Rev. Starsky Wilson, co-chair of the Ferguson Commission. For more information about the forum, click here.

This event is free and open to the public, however, registration is required.

October 22: 2:00 PM-6:00 PM at Clark-Fox Forum, Hillman Hall, Brown School


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