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LOS ANGELES– Screening of BRIDGING THE DIVIDE: TOM BRADLEY AND THE POLITICS OF RACE followed by a panel discussion
February 15, 2018 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
LOS ANGELES– Join us Thursday, February 15 for a reception and screening of California Humanities-supported film Bridging the Divide: Tom Bradley and the Politics of Race, a film by Lyn Goldfarb and Alison Sotomayor. The event is in the Golden Eagle Ballroom at Cal State LA with a reception at 5 PM and the screening at 6 PM. Visit the Bridging the Divide Facebook page. Come celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of Tom Bradley! See this award-winning film followed by a panel on the politics of inclusion. Panelists:
Partner and Principal Researcher at EVITARUS. Ms. Byerly designs and conducts public opinion research encompassing a broad range of issues, including candidate and ballot measure campaigns, American social and political values, and public attitudes toward transportation infrastructure and services, education, health care, natural resource conservation. With nearly 20 years of experience, Ms. Byerly has served as a pollster for dozens of electoral campaigns, cities, counties, local school districts, community college districts, special districts, public agencies, and non-profit organizations across the country, with concentrated expertise in California.
DR. EMILY ACEVEDO
Professor of Political Science, Cal State LA
Dr. Acevedo teaches a wide variety of courses in World Politics, Model United Nations, Foundation of Global Politics, International Poltical Economy (undergraduate and graduate courses), Latin American Politics (undergraduate and graduate) and Central American & the Caribbean.
Director of the Los Angeles Initiative at the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs and former member of the Board of Supervisors for Los Angeles County
During a career in public life spanning nearly four decades, Zev Yaroslavsky has been at the forefront of Los Angeles County’s biggest issues, including transportation, the environment, health care, and cultural arts. He has been a pioneering advocate for the region’s homeless population and has played a key role in efforts to reform the county’s law enforcement agencies.
MODERATOR: DR. RAPHAEL SONENSHEIN
Executive Director, Pat Brown Institute for Public Affairs
Dr. Raphael J. Sonenshein is the Executive Director of the Pat Brown Institute for Public Affairs at CSU Los Angeles. Previously, he was Chair of the Division of Politics, Administration, and Justice at CSU Fullerton. He received his B.A. from Princeton, and his M.A. and Ph.D. from Yale. He is the author of three books on Los Angeles politics and government. Dr. Sonenshein served as Executive Director of the Los Angeles (Appointed) Charter Reform Commission. He served as Executive Director of the Los Angeles Neighborhood Council Review Commission. He was Best Educator and Distinguished College Faculty Member at CSUF. He received a Wang Family Excellence Award. He was the first winner of the campus wide Carol Barnes Award for Teaching Excellence and one of two co-winners of the Haynes Foundation Research Impact award. He was the fall 2008 Fulbright Tocqueville Distinguished Chair in American Studies at the University of Paris.