Nicholas Alexander, Jonathan Stein
Date: June 12, 2017 Duration: 28 minutes
When inmates are released after serving time, their ordeals are not over. Finding stability and purpose on the outside can be daunting, leading many to end up back in jail or prison. But, as Nicholas Alexander (MPP '15), director of the Reentry Success Center in Richmond, California, explains, it doesn't have to be that way.
Emilie Mazzacurati, Jonathan Stein
Date: May 15, 2017 Duration: 28 minutes
Blending climate science with economic modeling, Emilie Mazzacurati (MPP '07) offers clients strategic advice on how to protect local communities by integrating climate risk into business decisions. Mazzacurati talks with fellow alumnus Jonathan Stein (MPP/JD '13) about how she founded her company, Four Twenty Seven Climate Solutions, to build climate resilience through social innovation.
Jackie Bender, Jonathan Stein
Date: May 1, 2017 Duration: 22 minutes
As an advocate for the California hospitals that provide the core of the state's healthcare safety net, Jackie Bender (MPP '11) is on high alert over calls to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. She talks here with Jonathan Stein (MPP/JD '13) about how GOP plans in Congress would affect the millions of patients who now depend on the medical centers she represents as the Vice President of Policy for California Association of Public Hospitals and Health Systems.
Garance Burke, Jonathan Stein
Date: January 5, 2017 Duration: 24 minutes
Garance Burke (MPP '05), an investigative reporter with the Associated Press, recounts her most impactful work of 2016, including coverage of Donald Trump's crude behavior on the set of “The Apprentice” and the abuse of Central American migrant children in California. She also describes the value of using big data in journalism and AP's new partnership with Facebook aimed at debunking fake news.