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On February 21, 2013, from 6:00 to 8:00 pm San Francisco State University is hosting a panel discussion entitled, Promoting Public Policy Reform from Inside and Outside Government, at SF State’s Downtown Campus, 835 Market Street, Room 609, SF, CA 94103.

Hear from five seasoned change-makers who have had the unique opportunity to fight for social policy reforms from both the inside and the outside of public systems. 

Moderated by: Chet P. Hewitt, President and CEO, Sierra Health Foundation, Former Agency Director, Alameda County’s Social Services Agency, and Former Associate Director, Rockefeller Foundation. Panelists include:

~ Margaret Brodkin, Principal of Margaret Brodkin and AssociatesFormer Director of the SF Department of Children, Youth and Their Families, Executive Director of Coleman Advocates for Children and Youth

~ Ted Lempert, President of Children NowFormer member of the California State Assembly, Former CEO of EdVoice

~ Mike Wald, Professor of Law, Stanford UniversityFormer General Counsel to Clinton administration on welfare reform, Former Senior Adviser to the Hewlett Foundation, Former Director of SF Dept. of Human Services

~ Neva Walker, Executive Director of Coleman Advocates for Children and YouthFormer member of the Minnesota State Legislature, Former organizer in numerous settings, including Center for Third World Organizing

See flyer for more information.