EVENT: National Resource Network and USC Sol Price School of Public Policy Present Policy Report

PrintNational-Resource-Network25% of the nation’s economically challenged cities are concentrated in one state: California

Nearly 12 million people live in these economically challenged cities- the population of Ohio.

The National Resource Network, in partnership with the University of Southern California Price School of Public Policy, invite you to the release and discussion of one of the National Resource Network’s first major policy reports, “Hidden in Plain Sight: Why California’s Economically Challenged Cities Matter to the Federal and State Government.”

Robert Shrum, veteran political consultant and the current Carmen H. and Louis Warschaw Chair in Practical Politics and professor of the practice of political science at USC Dornsife, will moderate the discussion. Please join Aja Brown, Mayor of Compton; Antonio Villaraigosa, former Mayor of Los Angeles; Mercedes Márquez, former Deputy Mayor of Los Angeles; Jack Knott, Dean of the Price School of Public Policy; David Chiu, CA State Assemblymember; and others as we discuss why it is critical that we support these economically challenged cities, capitalize on their existing anchor institutions and resources, and unleash their true potential.

What: Release and discussion of the National Resource Network Report:
Hidden in Plain Sight: Why California’s Economically Challenged Cities Matter to the Federal and State Government

When:  Wednesday, November 18 – 8:00 am to 10:30 am

Where:  University Gateway Room 100b, USC (ROOM CHANGE)
Ralph and Goldy Lewis Hall, Room 308 (Toyota Conference Room)

Please RSVP to paynec@pfm.com by November 9th

This report was made possible through the support of the Annenberg Foundation.

Coro Southern California is a local partner in this event.

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