Upcoming Events

  • 2013-2014
    SCOPE Brown Bag Seminar Series

Past Events

  • December 5, 2013
    American Youth Policy Forum Webinar
    Research, Policy, and Practice: The Role of Intermediaries in Promoting Evidence-Based Decisions
  • November 7, 2013
    Stanford Health Promotion Network Summit III
    Stanford, CA

  • October 23-25, 2013
    Communities for Change 2013: Breaking Down Barriers to Bridge the Achievement Gap
    Omaha, NE

  • September 7, 2013
    Mission Promise Neighborhood Launch
    San Francisco

  • Saturday, June 29, 2013
    Celebrate East Palo Alto! 30th Anniversary & Community Festival
    Bell Street Park

  • Monday, May 20, 2013
    Cultivating the Grassroots from the Top Down: Empowerment Talk in Action
  • Thursday, May 23, 2013
    Change for the Next Generation: An Evening of Hope, Justice, and Opportunity
    San Francisco
  • Saturday, April 27 to Wednesday, May 1, 2013
    American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting
    San Francisco
  • Thursday, May 2 to Friday, May 3, 2013
    Education Writers Association 66th Annual Seminar
    Stanford University
  • Thursday, April 11, 2013
    Senior Policy Analyst Sebastian Castrechini presents
    Stemming Remediation in Community College Through Alternative Placement Measures: The John W. Gardner Center's Study of the San Francisco Bridge to Success Program
    Stanford University, CERAS 101
  • Friday, March 15, 2013 - 11:30 am to 1:00 pm
    Founding Director Milbrey McLaughlin and Jorge Ruiz de Velasco present
    Driving Improvement in California's Continuation High Schools
    PACE Seminar Series, Sacramento
  • Wednesday, January 9, 2013 - 9:00 am to 4:30 pm
    How Kids Learn II
    The Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco
  • Thursday, November 29 - Saturday, December 1
    Associate Director Kara Dukakis and Senior Policy Analyst Sebastian Castrechini present at
    2012 California School Board Association Annual Education Conference & Tradeshow
    Moscone West, San Francisco
  • Saturday, Oct 6, 2012 - 2:15pm - 3:15pm
    Standard of Excellence: How John W. Gardner Inspires a New Generation of Leadership

    Saturday, Oct 6, 2012 - 2:15pm - 3:15pm

    Standard of Excellence: How John W. Gardner Inspires a New Generation of Leadership

    Cemex Auditorium

    Stanford University

    Citizen, statesman and teacher, John W. Gardner (1912-2002) continues to inspire individuals and institutions seeking to advance the common good. Join us as a panel of national leaders reflect on the legacy of John W. Gardner at a forum marking the centennial of his birth. Robert L. Joss, Philip H. Knight Professor and Dean, Emeritus, Stanford Graduate School of Business will moderate the panel that includes:

    • Diana Aviv, President and CEO, Independent Sector

    • Robert Edgar, President and CEO, Common Cause

    • Marc Freedman, Founder and CEO, Civic Ventures

    • Milbrey McLaughlin, Founding Director, John W. Gardner Center

    • Timothy Wirth, President, United Nations Foundation and Better World Fund

    Hosted by the John W. Gardner Center for Youth and Their Communities, the Stanford School of Education, the Stanford Graduate School of Business, and the Haas Center for Public Service.

  • Wednesday, October 3, 2012
    Senior Policy Analyst Sebastian Castrechini presents at
    California Foster Youth Education Summit
    Special Topics Work Group on School Discipline
  • Wednesday, September 5, 2012
    Senior Researcher Rebecca London and
    Policy Analyst Monika Sanchez present
    The Canary in the Coal Mine: Chronic Absence as an Effective Early Warning Indicator
    Attendance Works (webinar)
  • Sunday, May 20, 2012
    Celebrating Our Past, Shaping Our Future: A celebration of our diverse Redwood City and North Fair Oaks Communities
  • May 9 – 12, 2012
    2012 Community Schools National Forum
    Scaling Up School and Community Partnerships:
    The Community Schools Strategy
    San Francisco Marriott Marquis
  • May 3 - 5, 2012
    Population Association of America
    2012 Annual Meeting
    San Francisco
  • Wednesday, April 18, 2012
    2012 Stanford Business of Education Symposium:
    Transforming the Student Experience
    5:00 – 9:00pm
    Vidalakis Dining Hall
    Schwab Residential Center
    Stanford University

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