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December 2013

Town Hall: Creating the Smithsonian National American Latino Museum

December 6, 2013 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Lewis Hall (RGL),
USC University Park Campus
Los Angeles, 90089 United States
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Join us for an interactive discussion on the need to create a long overdue national Smithsonian American Latino Museum in our nation’s capital that will honor the many important contributions Latinos have made to our nation since before its founding. Town Hall: Creating the Smithsonian National American Latino Museum Friday, Dec. 6, 2013 3:00pm to 5:00pm refreshments before event: 2:30-3pm University Park Campus Ralph and Goldy Lewis Hall ( RGL ) Room 101 Moderator: Roberto Suro, Director, Tomas Rivera Policy…

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February 2015

Diversity Explosion: How New Racial Demographics are Remaking America

February 9, 2015 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
The Rosen Family Screening Theatre (TCC 227),
3607 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles, CA 90089 United States
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Join the Tomas Rivera Policy Institute for a discussion with William H. Frey, author of Diversity Explosion and senior fellow in the Brookings Institution Metropolitan Policy Program. Frey is an internationally regarded demographer, known for his research on urban populations, migration, immigration, race, aging, political demographics and his expertise on the U.S. Census. He was the first to predict that 2011 would be the first year in which more minority babies than white were born. His new book, Diversity Explosion, is his anticipated look into the future of the United States.

Lunch will be provided from 11:30-noon. The event will begin promptly at noon.
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Lunar New Read: celebrating Asian-American literature

February 18, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
University Religious Center, Room 108
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With authors: Andrew Lam & Amarnath Ravva Join us for an evening of exploring identity through literature. What does it mean to be Asian-American? How is the Asian-American experience similar and different among different cultures? Join us as we explore these issues and more over free Vietnamese and Indian food! Please RSVP to uscamericanstudies gmail.com by Friday 2/13 by noon.  

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Unauthorized migration: steady flows, divided public opinion and the prospects for reform

February 23, 2015 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
The Rosen Family Screening Theatre (TCC 227),
3607 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles, CA 90089 United States
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Join the Tomas Rivera Policy Institute and the Latino Association for Policy, Planning and Development (LAPPD) for a discussion with Mark Lopez, Director of Hispanic research at the Pew Research Center. Lunch is at 11:30 am (Sky's tacos!) and the event will begin promptly at noon.
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April 2014

Bill White on America’s Fiscal Constitution: Its Triumph and Collapse

April 17, 2014 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
USC University Club- Scriptorium Room,
705 W. 34th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90089 United States
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Join the Bedrosian Center and the Tomás Rivera Policy Institute in a conversation with Bill White about his new book, America's Fiscal Constitution: Its Triumph and Collapse. White offers an engaging history of what once had gone right and distills practical lessons from the nation's five previous spikes in debt. Copies of Mr. White’s book will be available for purchase and a book signing will follow the talk. We hope you can make it!

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