Current Events

CHASP/SHEP Faculty-Student Breakfast

Tuesday, September 9, 2014
8:00 – 9:00 am
LBJ School of Public Affairs – Second Floor Lobby

Center for Health and Social Policy faculty and staff will welcome our Social, Health, and Economic Policymakers students to the fall semester with a breakfast in the LBJ School 2nd floor lobby/study area.  Guests from a new Texas nonprofit, Glasshouse Policy, will join us and talk about their work and how you might get involved.

Please RSVP to this invitation BY SEPTEMBER 5 through Event Brite:


National Policy Briefing: Building Human Capital and Economic Potential

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at The Brookings Institution, Washington, DC

The Center for Health and Social Policy (CHASP), in collaboration with the Institute for Research on Poverty (IRP) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and with support from the Smith Richardson Foundation, invites you to join us in an engaging discussion of this pressing policy issue: How can we build economic self-sufficiency among working families and the disadvantaged, while simultaneously meeting the labor demand needs of employers, through policies and programs that increase labor market skills, employment, wages and earnings? This event, hosted at The Brookings Institution in Washington, DC, will bring together policymakers, researchers and others who inform and shape public policy to discuss recent research findings and their policy implications from the Building Human Capital and Economic Potential initiative and conference undertaken by IRP and CHASP: