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September 2016

Partners in Prevention Conference

September 28 @ 8:30 am - September 30 @ 1:00 pm CDT
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel,
6505 North Interstate 35
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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The Partners in Prevention Conference (PIP) is the largest gathering of prevention and early intervention specialists and aligned professionals in Texas. Now in its 16th year, PIP is an education and networking event for community-based providers, advocates, civic leaders, researchers and professionals with an interest in child welfare, social, emotional and cognitive development, parenting, juvenile justice and prosocial adolescent development. An expert storyteller and a leading brain scientist will headline the 2016 Partners in Prevention conference in Austin, September 28-30. As…

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Students Making a Difference: International Development Work in the Field

September 28 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm CDT
LBJ School of Public Affairs – SRH 3.122,
2300 Red River Street
Austin, TX 78712 United States
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On September 28, 2016 at 4:00pm, the Strauss Center's 2016 Crook Fellows will present on their experiences working in the field of international development over the past summer. This year's seven LBJ School students worked in internships in the Dominican Republic, Nepal, Switzerland, Uganda, and Washington, D.C. The program is funded by the Eleanor Crook Foundation named in honor of William H. Crook, a pioneer in global development. Ambassador Crook established the Office of Economic Opportunity at the request of President Lyndon…

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Webinar: Housing and Children’s Development: Research and Policy Considerations

September 30 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Title: Housing and Children’s Development: Research and Policy Considerations Date: Friday, September 30, 2016 Time: 1:00 to 2:00 PM Central Time Join the new leadership of the University-Based Child and Family Policy (CFP) Consortium Steering Committee as they discuss how housing and neighborhood contexts, especially in low income settings, contribute to children's development. The webinar will also provide an orientation to the work of the Consortium and opportunities for member engagement. Kick off the academic year by registering for this webinar…

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October 2016

UT Graduate Conference in Public Law

October 13 - October 15
University of Texas Law School Auditorium,
727 East Dean Keeton St.
Austin, TX 78705 United States
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The Department of Government at the University of Texas at Austin invites graduate student submissions for the third annual Graduate Conference in Public Law, to be held October 13 - 15, 2016. The event is co-sponsored by the Strauss Center, the Clements Center, and the Rapoport Center. Reflecting the growing prominence of public law in the broader discipline of political science, the conference is intended to provide a forum for engagement with common questions in the field. We welcome abstracts…

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Letters of Intent Due 10/17/16 for Seton-CHASP Research Competition

October 17

The Seton Healthcare Family Research-UT Center for Health and Social Policy Research Collaborative on healthcare transformation seeks letters of intent (LOIs) from UT faculty and trainees and their collaborators for research projects that address how we can transform health care to more efficiently and effectively meet the physical, mental and social needs of individuals and advance the broader Central Texas capacity to assess the impact of health interventions and improve health outcomes.  In this second research competition of the program,…

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Child and Family Research Partnership 5th Anniversary Reception

October 27 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm CDT
LBJ School of Public Affairs – 1st Floor Lobby,
2300 Red River Street
Austin, 78712 United States
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Please join the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin to celebrate the 5th Anniversary of the Child and Family Research Partnership. Launched in 2011 to be a resource for local, state, and national decision makers aiming to strengthen families and improve child wellbeing, CFRP has succeeded in providing rigorous research and evaluation to inform policy decisions. LBJ School Dean Angela Evans and CFRP Director Dr. Cynthia Osborne invite you to learn more about CFRP and…

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November 2016

Housing + Health Summit – Building Blocks of Equity and Opportunity

November 17 @ 7:30 am - 4:00 pm CDT
JW Marriott,
110 East 2nd Street
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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HousingWorks Austin is pleased to announce an exciting opportunity for dialogue, discussion and action, a one-day summit titled Housing + Health: Building Blocks of Equity and Opportunity. Along with co-hosts Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas and Children’s Optimal Health, HousingWorks Austin is bringing together diverse audiences – including health care, community development and financial institutions – to better understand challenges and opportunities around creating and investing in vibrant, healthy, mixed-income communities. With the opening of the Dell Medical School at the University of Texas…

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2016 DARE TEXAS Summit

November 30 - December 1
Hyatt Regency Austin,
208 Barton Springs Road
Austin, TX 78704 United States
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From the Center for Public Policy Priorities: The Center for Public Policy Priorities is proud to announce their upcoming 2016 DARE TEXAS Summit November 30 – December 1, 2016, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel on Lady Bird Lake in Austin. Not your ordinary conference... The DARE TEXAS Summit dares our state to be the best for hard-working people and their families. From art to storytelling—and yes, policy analysis—we will explore how to make Texas the best state for everyone—across income, ZIP code, gender, race…

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