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    Challenges for Young Adults

    Tom Snyder and Jennifer Brown Lerner talked about a federal interagency special report that aimed to identify challenges and opportunities for young adults age 18 to 24 and their needs as…

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    The Role of the Social Worker

    Steve Perry delivered an address on the power of social workers to effect change and improve lives in minority and impoverished communities. Topics included improving the interactions…

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    Immigration and Undocumented Workers in Lynn, Massachusetts

    Speakers talked about the city of Lynn, Massachusetts, and its experiences with high levels of immigration, including its effects on crime, municipal services, state and local budgets, the…

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    Civil Rights and the War on Poverty

    Marisa Chappell talked about anti-poverty and entitlement programs that were part of President Johnson’s “War on Poverty.” She also detailed the societal attitudes toward…

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    Homeland Defense and Civil Authority Panel

    Panelists talked about the coordination of state, local, and federal resources during domestic crises. They examined the legal and policy issues associated with the military and civil…

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    Community Action Partnership Annual Convention, Juan Williams Remarks

    Juan Williams spoke at the Community Action Partnership’s annual convention, marking the organization’s 50th anniversary. He talked about the need for community action and…

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    Millennial Generation Voters

    Evan Feinberg and Matthew Segal talked about issues important to millennial generation voters in the 2014 and 2016 elections. They defined millennials as those born after 1980. They…

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    Increase in Suburban Poverty

    Elizabeth Kneebone talked about a recent Brookings Institution report on the increase in suburban poverty in parts of the U.S.. She also discussed the role of economic forces in the…

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    Banking and Finance

    Morgan Stanley Chair James Gorman talked about the 2008 financial crisis and why nobody went to jail for it. Topics included the current banking industry and attitudes toward the…

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    Community Action Partnership Convention, Simone Campbell Remarks

    Sister Simone Campbell, the author of A Nun on the Bus: How All of Us Can Create Hope, Change, and Community, gave the keynote address at the Community Action Partnership’s annual…

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    Philanthropy and Defense Investment

    Panelists talked about the use of philanthropy for defense funding. They discussed areas in which philanthropic investment was most needed, and a potential framework for philanthropic…

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    Housing and Urban Development Secretary Swearing-In Ceremony

    Vice President Joe Biden performed a ceremonial swearing-in of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro, who took the oath officially on July 28, 2014. The ceremony in the…

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    LBJ's Great Society and War on Poverty

    Robert Woodson and Michael Lind talked about President Lyndon Johnson’s goal of promoting equality and ending poverty with the Civil Rights Act and the Economic Opportunity…

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    Bullying Prevention Summit, Bullying Trends

    Panelists talked about progress in combating bullying. Michael Lu said that the nation could do a lot better with bullying prevention but progress had been made in raising public…

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    Bullying Prevention Summit, Opening Remarks

    Officials began a summit on bullying prevention. Assistant Education Secretary Delisle said that students were heading back to school for the year but there were many kids scared to…

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    Bullying Prevention Summit, Supportive School Discipline

    Panelists discussed the issues of school discipline for bullies and what teachers should do when they observe bullying. “Supportive School Discipline” was the fifth and…

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    Bullying Prevention Summit, Cyberbullying

    Panelists discussed the challenges of preventing bullying done on-line. “Cyberbullying” was the fourth plenary session of the day-long summit “Keeping Kids Safe:…

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    Bullying Prevention Summit, Youth Perspectives

    Youth leaders in anti-bullying efforts reported on discussions that were held on what is being done in schools and what was found to work to reduce bullying. “Youth Debrief of Focus…

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    Bullying Prevention Summit, State and Federal Laws and Policies

    Panelists talked about the the legal aspects of preventing bullying. Dr. Srabstein said that bullying was a very serious health risk and the victims were at higher risk of…

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    Bullying Prevention Summit, Lessons Learned

    Panelists discussed what programs and methods had been found most helpful in preventing bullying. “SEA/LEA Perspectives: Bullying Prevention - Lessons Learned and Promising Practices…

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