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Thursday, April 4 • 1:30pm - 2:50pm
Thursday - OCCUPY: The Meaning of the Protest Movement for Cities

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Moderator: Gregory Squires (George Washington University)

  • john powell (University of California, Berkeley)
  • Chester Hartman (Poverty & Race Research Action Council)
  • Louise Simmons (University of Connecticut)
  • Alan Fisher (California Reinvestment Coalition)
  • Amy Schur (Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment)
  • Kalima Rose (Policy Link)


Louise Simmons, University of Connecticut

Professor of Social Work & Director, UConn Urban Semester Program, University of Connecticut
Social and economic justice

Alan Fisher

California Reinvestment Coalition

Chester Hartman

Poverty & Race Research Action Council
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john powell

Executive Director of the Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society; Professor of Law; Professor of African Americ, University of California, Berkeley
john a. powell is an internationally recognized expert in the areas of civil rights and civil liberties and a wide range of issues including race, structural racism, ethnicity, housing, poverty, and democracy. In addition to being a Professor of Law and Professor of African American... Read More →

Kalima Rose

Policy Link

Amy Schur

Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment


Gregory Squires

Professor of Sociology, George Washington University

Thursday April 4, 2013 1:30pm - 2:50pm PDT
California Room