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Posts from January 2018

Organizing Nationally Televised CA Gubernatorial Debate

An interview with Christian Arana (MPP '17)

Christian Arana (MPP '17) is the Policy Director for the Latino Community Foundation. In partnership with Univision, he organized a nationally televised debate with the top six candidates in the California governor's race.  How did you end up being tasked with organizing the first gubernatorial debat… More

New Assistant Dean for the MPA Program

Anne Campbell Washington (MPP '00)

The Goldman School welcomes Anne Campbell Washington (MPP '00), a graduate of the Goldman School of Public Policy and currently an Oakland City Council Member, as the new Executive Director of the Master of Public Affairs program.  During her 12 year career in the City of Oakland, Annie was Chief of Staf… More

Meet Sarah Baughn (MPP ‘00)

Goldman's New Director of Annual Fundraising and Alumni Relations

The Goldman School welcomes Sarah Baughn (MPP ’00) as its Director of Annual Fundraising and Alumni Relations, a brand new position at the School. In her new role, Sarah will work to energize GSPP's already-strong network of more than 4,300 MPP, MPA, Policy Minor, and PPIA alumni wit… More

Report on California correctional officers’ suicide risks spurs widespread attention

by Kathleen Maclay

Response to a recent report finding that California’s correctional and parole officers face extraordinarily high risks of suicide and other mental health problems has Amy Lerman, the UC Berkeley professor who led the research, feeling cautiously optimistic about the state’s ability to address the issue… More