The University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public and International Affairs (GSPIA) will host the National Academy of Public Administration's 13th annual Social Equity Leadership Conference on May 28-30, 2014.
The conference theme is “The 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964: Assessing Social Equity and Civil Rights in the Light of Growing Income Inequality.”
Conference tracks focus on social equity and governance in the following areas:
Pittsburgh’s Role (Past, Present, and Future) in pursuit of Civil Rights Shaping Social Equity though Immigration Policy (and Energy Policy) The Affordable Care Act’s Role and Potential in Creating Equal Access to Health Care The Unfinished Work of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 The New Work of a Civil Rights Act of 2014 Assessing the Relation Between Growing Income Inequality and Social Equity (In)equality of Educational Opportunities? How Behavioral Economics (and Economists) Help (or Hinder) the Discourse on Social Equity