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Social Equity in Governance

The Standing Panel on Social Equity in Governance focuses on issues of fairness, justice, and equity in a variety of public contexts, including, but not limited to: education, policing, welfare, housing, and transportation.

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Registration Open for 2020 Social Equity Leadership Conference
Author: Kaitlyn Blume
Posted On: Nov 15, 2019

The 19th Annual Social Equity Leadership Conference (SELC) is co-sponsored by the National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA) and co-sponsored and hosted by the Humphrey School of Public Affairs (HHH) at the University of Minnesota–Twin Cities. it will be held June 10-12, 2020 in Minneapolis, MN.  Registration for the conference and sponsorship reservations are now live. Click for more information. Past SELCs: 2019: https://spaa.newark.rutgers.edu/selc-2019 2018:https://www.alumni.baruch...

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Standing Panel on Social Equity in Governance 10/11 Meeting Presentation
Author: Rpezzella
Posted On: Oct 11, 2019

For those who could not attend, and those who want to revisit some of the materials presented at October 11th's Standing Panel on Social Equity in Governance Meeting, click "view report" above to access the PowerPoint presented by guest speaker Ruth Ann Norton, President & CEO of the Green & Healthy Homes Initiative.  ...

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ASPA President, Paul Danczyk, on the Social Equity Leadership Conference
Author: Kaitlyn Blume
Posted On: Jul 02, 2019

ASPA President, Paul Danczyk, reflects on the Social Equity Leadership Conference during the first part of his July message. Listen to what he has to say! A Message from Paul Danczyk, July 2019 from ASPA National on Vimeo. ...

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18th Annual Social Equity Leadership Conference
Author: Kaitlyn Blume
Posted On: Jun 28, 2019

Academy Fellows, Marilyn Rubin and Charles Menifield, hosted the 18th annual Social Equity Leadership Conference at Rutgers University - Newark. From June 5-7, 2019 over 100 students, academics, and practitioners gathered to identify and share best practices, address equity as a policy objective, and develop solutions that scale effectively. View pictures from the event.   ...

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February Social Equity Meeting
Author: Kaitlyn Blume
Posted On: Jan 07, 2019

Mark your calendars for our first meeting in the 2019 calendar year on February 14 from 10 to noon, followed by a networking lunch.  The agenda for this meeting features Nick Johnson, Senior Vice President for State Fiscal Policy at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities.  Nick is going to discuss their recently released paper on “Advancing Racial Equity With State Tax Policy.”  This paper provides both some historical context as well...

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Upcoming Meeting
Author: Kaitlyn Blume
Posted On: Aug 03, 2018

Save-the-Date! The next meeting of the Standing Panel on Social Equity in Governance will be Friday, September 28th from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. More details including speaker information coming soon. Register now! ...

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Organizational Meeting
Author: Kaitlyn Blume
Posted On: Jun 18, 2018

On July 13, an organizational meeting to begin to chart out the path for the Social Equity Panel over the next year was held. It began with a guest presentation to help set the stage followed by a working meeting to develop the new agenda. ...

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Promoting Equality in an Age of Austerity: The Role for State and Local Governments
Author: Elijah Evans
Posted On: May 21, 2018

The annual conference sponsored by NAPA’s Standing Panel on Social Equity will be hosted this year by the Marxe School of Public and International Affairs at Baruch College June 12-13 in New York City. The conference aims to shine a light on promising practices to achieve racial, gender, economic, and other forms of equity in the face of reduced federal budgets. We are particularly interested in papers examining the role of state and...

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Social Equity and Emergency Management Responses
Author: Elijah Evans
Posted On: Feb 01, 2018

Background To assure equity in emergency response, it is important to focus on the intersection of natural hazard and the humancreated environment. Some groups have social vulnerabilities that put them in greater peril in the case of disaster. There is no agreement on what to call the vulnerable populations. There is agreement that low income individuals, children, seniors, disabled individuals, certain ethnic minorities, travelers, and recent immigrants are among the vulnerable populations. Within the total...

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2017 Social Equity Leadership Conference
Author: Elijah Evans
Posted On: May 01, 2017

May 31 –  June 2, 2017 School of Public Administration l University of Nebraska at Omaha    Addressing the Complexity of Social Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in Public Administration: Identifying Issues, Crafting Innovative Solutions and Celebrating Successes   This year’s conference examines the rising complexity associated with social equity, diversity and inclusion in public and nonprofit organizations. Nearly two decades into the new millennium, scholars and practitioners face unprecedented challenges in addressing issues of...

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