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June-September 2009

David Altschuler was a plenary speaker on "Transition Planning and Reentry" at the Co-Occurring Disorders: Integrating Juvenile Justice Programs and Services From Start to Finish Symposium, sponsored by the Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections, in Phoenix, Arizona.

Burt Barnow presented, "Applying Research and Evaluation to Everyday Practice," at a plenary session at the Employment and Training Recovery and Research Conference, in Washington, DC, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor.

Lester Salamon gave a keynote address on the New Frontiers of Philanthropy Project at the launch of the Social Investment Business Conference in London, England, hosted by Futurebuilders England. He presented, “Putting Civil Society and Volunteering on the Economic Map of the World,” at the International Association for Research in Income and Wealth Conference, in Kathmandu, Nepal.

April 2009



Megan Haddock presented, “Measuring the Civil Society and Volunteering,” at the graduate nonprofit management program at the College of Notre Dame of Maryland in Baltimore, Maryland.
Demetra Nightingale presented, “Data and Design Issues in Evaluating the Impact of Job Training in the High Growth Job Training Initiative,” with Lauren Eyster (MPP ’06) (Urban Institute), and Jonathan Pollak (MPP ‘07) at the Eastern Evaluation Research Society’s annual research conference in Atlantic City, New Jersey

March 2009

Demetra Nightingale presented, “Welfare Reform Changes Nationally,” to the Association of Baltimore Area Grant Makers and then “Workforce and Employment Provisions in the 2009 Economic Recovery Act” at a special forum sponsored by the Association of Baltimore Area Grant Makers in Baltimore, Maryland.  
Also, Demetra attended the Forum on Fatherhood Policies and Programs, sponsored by the Center for Urban Families in Baltimore, Maryland.  She attended a meeting of the Technical Advisory Group for the National Evaluation of the Workforce Investment Act conducted by Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.

Sandee Newman presented a seminar on her paper (co-authored with S. Holupka), "The Effects of Homeownership on Children's Outcomes: Real Effects or Self-Selection?," to the Colloquium on the Law, Economics, and Politics of Urban Affairs, run jointly by the NYU School of Law and the NYU Wagner School of Public Service.

January/February 2009

David Altschuler was one of four presenters on a webinar focused on the reentry and community aftercare of drug-involved juvenile offenders who are placed out-of-home. The webinar was sponsored by Reclaiming Futures, a national initiative working to create a partnership between juvenile probation and adolescent drug abuse treatment.  Reclaiming Futures is funded by the Robert Wood Foundation, the K.B. Reynolds Charitable Trust and the U.S. Department of Justice.
Burt Barnow presented, “Evaluating Abstinence Education Programs,” at the National Abstinence Education Grantees Conference, “Encouraging Healthy Choices, Building Healthy Communities,” in Arlington, Virginia.
Sandee Newman presented the paper, “High-Priced Housing Markets and Children’s Well-Being,” co-authored by Scott Holupka, at the Weimer School of Advanced Study in Real Estate Finance and Land Economics in Palm Beach, Florida.  She presented her invited essay, “A Selective Agenda for Affordable and Special Needs Housing Policy,” at the UC-Irvine symposium “Housing After the Fall: Reassessing the Future of the American Dream,” in Laguna Beach, California.

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