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Preparing for Life After Incarceration with Nicholas Alexander

Preparing for Life After Incarceration with Nicholas Alexander

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. 

Finding Climate Solutions with Emilie Mazzacurati—In the Arena with Jonathan Stein

Finding Climate Solutions with Emilie Mazzacurati—In the Arena with Jonathan Stein

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. 

Providing Healthcare in Trump’s America with Jackie Bender—In the Arena with Jonathan Stein

Providing Healthcare in Trump’s America with Jackie Bender—In the Arena with Jonathan Stein

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.

Reporting Real News with Garance Burke—In the Arena with Jonathan Stein

Reporting Real News with Garance Burke—In the Arena with Jonathan Stein

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.