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PRESENTATIONS

November 2007 David Altschuler was the close-out plenary speaker and a workshop presenter at the Conference on the Rehabilitation of Youth Offenders, sponsored by the Singapore Ministry of Community Development, Youth, and Sports (MCYS), held in Singapore. He also trained staff of the Residential and Aftercare Services Branch of MCYS.

November 2007 Lester Salamon presented, “Florida’s Nonprofit Sector: An Economic Force,” at the Florida Philanthropic Network in Miami, Florida and “New Studies on the Nonprofit Workforce from the Listening Post Project,” at ARNOVA’s 36th annual conference in Atlanta, Georgia. He presented, “10 Great Myths of Global Civil Society,” at the Growth of the Nonprofit Sector conference in Washington, DC. and “Challenges Facing U.S. Nonprofits,” at the National Intergovernmental Audit Forum in Crystal City, Virginia.

October 2007 Lester Salamon gave a briefing on the state of nonprofits in the U.S. for officials at CDW, one of the largest resellers of computers and information technology products, located in Chicago, Illinois and presented, “Putting Civil Society on the Economic Map of the World,” at the CIRIEC conference in Victoria, British Columbia

September 2007 David Altschuler was the keynote speaker at the Reintegration Evaluation Forum, sponsored by the Ministry of Children and Youth Services, Youth Justice Services Division, in Toronto, Ontario.

September 2007 Megan Haddock presented initial findings from the UN Nonprofit Handbook Project on the panel “The Different and Evolving Definitions of Civil Society” at the GuideStar International Assembly: Transparency, Civil Society and Effective States in the Age of Information, held in London, England.

September 2007 Lester Salamon presented “Workforce Issues Facing the Sector: Findings from the Johns Hopkins Listening Post Project,” at the National Human Services Assembly Leaders Summit, in Washington, DC and “The State of the Sector” at the Ohio Association of Nonprofit Organizations, Columbus, Ohio.

July/August 2007 Lester Salamon presented, “The Future of Nonprofit in America,” in Washington, DC to The Finance Project, a specialized nonprofit research, consulting, technical assistance, and training firm for public and private sector leaders nationwide.

June 2007 Lester Salamon presented, “Fostering Progress: The Role of Nonprofit Organizations,” at the OECD World Forum on “Statistics, Knowledge, and Policy” in Istanbul, Turkey and gave a presentation at the Kresge Foundation in Detroit, Michigan on “Expanding the Capital Program.”

May 2007 David Altschuler presented on offender case management in a session at the U.S. Department of Labor’s all-grantees meeting for the Prisoner Reentry Initiative in Phoenix, Arizona.

May 2007 Sandee Newman presented the paper, co-authored with H. Goldman, M.D., Ph.D., "Putting Housing First, Making Housing Last: Housing Policy for Persons with Severe and Persistent Mental Illness," to the MacArthur Foundation Network on Mental Health in Miami, Florida. Newman also presented this paper at the Mid-Year Meeting of the American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association in Washington, DC.

May 2007 Lester Salamon presented, “Nonprofit Governance and Management,” at the Georgia Summit held at the Georgia Center for Nonprofits in College Park, GA.

May 2007 At the invitation of Congressman Alan Mollohan (D-WV), Marsha Schachtel gave the keynote speech at the 18th annual “Teaming to Win” conference in Wheeling, WV, which brought together 500+ representatives of federal agencies, prime contractors, and subcontractors.

April 2007 David Altschuler presented, "Continuity of Care Considerations in the Reentry of Juveniles Offenders with Drug Abuse Problems," to a panel on assessing and treating mental health and substance use in justice-involved adolescents at the 2007 Joint Meeting on Adolescent Treatment Effectiveness in Washington, DC, sponsored in part by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, part of HHS.

April 2007 The IPS International Fellows in Urban Studies made the following presentations:

"Librarians' New Practice: Case Studies in the USA"
Julien Cammas, L'Institut de Aménagement et d'Urbanisme de la Région de Ile-de-France (IAURIF), Rouen, France

"Urban Quality and Citizen's Satisfaction: A Critical Analysis of Public Services Management"
Federico Bonicelli, Ph.D. Candidate in Urban Studies, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy

"Industrial Heritage and Urban Development: Policy and Practice in the Rehabilitation of Industrial Buildings"

Mattias Legnér, Assistant Professor, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden

"Traffic Revolution: A Few Ideas and a Comment on the Northern Virginia Transportation Plan"

Corrado Poli, Professor of Economics and Environmental Ethics, University of Bergamo, Italy, Bergamo, Italy

March 2007 Tama Leventhal presented, “Long-Term Effects of a Neighborhood Mobility Program on Poor Black and Latino Families’ Outcomes,” and “Neighborhood Effects on Children and Adolescents: An Interdisciplinary Perspective,” at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development in Boston, Massachusetts.

March 2007 Teague Lyons and Sarah Brown (both MPP ’07) were selected as Presidential Management Fellows. The Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program was established by Executive Order in 1977 to attract to the Federal service outstanding men and women from a variety of academic disciplines and career paths that have a clear interest in, and commitment to, excellence in the leadership and management of public policies and programs.

March 2007 Sandee Newman was a discussant on a paper on housing models for homeless persons and families at the 2nd Annual National Homelessness Research Conference sponsored by HHS and HUD and held in Washington, D.C.

March 2007 Lester Salamon gave the keynote address, “Are We Moving towards a Three-Sector Society?” at the Dead Sea Conference for Third sector Research 2007, sponsored by the Israel Center for Third Sector Research in conjunction with the Ben Gurio University of the Negev and held in Ein Bokek, Israel. He was also a discussant on the panel, “The Future of Philanthropy,” at the Skoll World Forum in Oxford, England.

January/February 2007 Burt Barnow presented, “Applying the Theory of Change Approach to Evaluating the Voluntary Sector Initiative,” to the Department of Human Resources and Social Development in Ottawa, Canada.

December 2006 David Altschuler presented, “Overview on Juvenile Offenders Re-Entering the Community,” at the Expert Panel on Juvenile Justice and Adolescent Substance Abuse Treatment, sponsored by the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) and the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (Department of Justice) in Rockville, Maryland.

December 2006 Lester Salamon presented, “Contribution of Volunteering to the Achievement of the Millennium Development Goals,” to senior UN officials in New York, New York.

November 2006 David Altschuler presented, “Effective Parole Transition and Re-Entry: Who, What, When, Where, and How,” at the 2006 Fall Juvenile Justice Institute of the Virginia Juvenile Justice Association in Richmond, Virginia.

November 2006 Burt Barnow presented, “The Effects of Universal National Service on the Labor Market,” to the American Jewish Committee's Task Force on National Service in New York, New York. He presented, “Unit Costs of Intensive and Training Services for WIA Adults and Dislocated Workers,” at the Annual Research Conference of the Association of Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM) in Madison, Wisconsin.

November 2006 Sandee Newman presented, “Rental Housing Affordability and Children’s Outcomes,” at the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Research Conference, “Revisiting Rental Housing: A National Policy Summit,” held at the Kennedy School, Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The paper was co-authored by Joe Harkness.

November 2006 Sandee Newman and Joe Harkness presented, “The Long-Term Effects of Housing Assistance on Work and Welfare,” at the APPAM Annual Research Conference in Madison, Wisconsin.

November 2006 Lester Salamon presented results from the Listening Post Project, “Sounding on Nonprofit Capital Needs,” at the ARNOVA Conference in Chicago, Illinois.

November 2006Wojciech Sokolowski presented, “Measuring Civil Society Internationally,” in Washington, DC at the Russian-American symposium, organized by the Institute for Higher Education Policy in Washington and the New Eurasia Foundation in Moscow.

October 2006 Burt Barnow presented, "The Future Market for Public Affairs Graduates," at the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration (NASPAA) annual conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

October 2006 Lester Salamon presented the keynote address, "The Accountability Imperative for Nonprofits," at the University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee, sponsored by the Nonprofit Center of Milwaukee. He presented an overview of the Comparative Nonprofit Sector Project and Global Civil Society, Vol. II data for the first advisory committee meeting of the Swiss CNP project and "The UN Nonprofit Handbook and the German 3rd Sector," in Frankfurt, Germany at a meeting hosted by the Bundesverband Deutscher Stiftungen. He presented the Listening Post Project overview to a group of State Nonprofit Associations and funders in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

October 2006 Sandee Newman presented her concept paper (co-authored with H. Goldman, M.D., Ph.D.), "Mental Health in the Mainstream of Public Policy: Research Issues and Opportunities," to the MacArthur Foundation Network on Mental Health Policy meeting in Washington, D.C

September 2006 Burt Barnow presented, "Labor Market Data for Employers," to the Interagency Committee on Disability Research at the Interagency Subcommittee on Employment National Summit to Develop a Research Agenda in Arlington, Virginia.

September 2006 Sandee Newman presented her paper, "How Housing Matters: A Critical Survey of Research and Issues Still to be Resolved," at the Fannie Mae Foundation Annual Research Conference in Washington, D.C. She also participated in a town hall meeting at the conference on the topic "Continuing the Conversation: the Challenge of Improving Housing Delivery for Very Low-income Households - Where Do We Go from Here?" moderated by radio talk show host Kojo Nnamdi.

September 2006 Lester Salamon gave the following presentations. “Community Foundations and Nonprofits: Allies to Maryland Governments,” Governor's Grant Office, Annapolis, Maryland; “The Future of Nonprofit America,” Delaware Association of Nonprofit Agencies, Newark, Delaware; “The Survey of Volunteering – An Investigation of the Voluntary Sector in Denmark,” Odense, Denmark; “The UN Handbook on Nonprofit Institutions: System of National Accounts, Centrum für soziale Investitionen, Heidelberg University, Frankfort, Germany; and “The New Governance: Implications for Civil Society,” 59th Annual UN DPI/NGO Conference, New York, New York.

July/August 2006 David Altschuler presented, "Reintegrating Youthful Offenders and Continuity of Care: It's All About Public Safety," at the 1st Annual Training Conference of the Colorado Youth Offender System in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

July/August 2006 Tama Leventhal, S.J. Popkin, and G. Weismann presented, "Girls in the 'Hood: Reframing Safety and Its Impact on Health and Behavior," at the Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association in Montreal, Canada.

July/August 2006 Demetra Nightingale, with Pamela Holcomb of the Urban Institute, presented, "Evaluation of the President's High Growth Job Training Initiative," at the national "Workforce Innovations 2006" conference sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, in Anaheim, California. She also presented the findings from her forthcoming report "Estimating Expenditures on Job Training in the U.S." at the conference.

June 2006 Demetra Nightingale presented, "Evaluation of Colorado Works Program," to the Annual Conference of Colorado Counties in Keystone, Colorado.

April 2006 Sandee Newman presented, "How Housing Matters: A Critical Review of Research and Issues Still to be Resolved," to the New York City Mayor's Commission on Economic Opportunity, Housing Task Force.

April 2006 Lester Salamon presented, "The Future of Nonprofit America," at the Alliance for Advancing Nonprofit Health Care, in Washington, D.C., and later in the month at the University of Chicago, Harris School, in Chicago, Illinois.

March 2006 Sandee Newman presented "How Housing Matters: A Critical Review of Research and Issues Still to be Resolved," to the commissioner and senior staff of the New York City Department of Housing Preservation at the Baruch Public Policy Program-New York City Department of Housing joint seminar series.

March 2006 Lester Salamon presented, "Philanthropy in History: German and American Perspective" at the German Historical Institute Conference, Washington, DC. He gave a presentation on the UN Handbook on Nonprofit Institutions project at the ADDES conference in Paris, France in conjunction with the release of France's first satellite account of nonprofit institutions called for in the UN NPI Handbook.

February 2006 Lester Salamon gave a presentation on the state of the U.S. nonprofit sector and discussed Listening Post Project findings on nonprofit governance and accountability for a group of nonprofit leaders at an event organized by the Colorado Nonprofit Association in Denver, Colorado.

January 2006 David Altschuler presented, "Reentry Strategies: Conceptual Underpinnings and Applications," at the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention's National Conference on Building on Success: Providing Today's Youth With Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow in Washington, DC. Altschuler also presented, "Transition to Adulthood for Adolescents in the Juvenile Justice System," in a national teleconference (sponsored by Connect for Kids, an organization that makes the best use of communications technologies, specifically the Internet, to give adults the tools and information they need to work on behalf of children, youth and families.) promoting the recently released book, On Your Own Without a Net: The Transition to Adulthood for Vulnerable Populations (University of Chicago Press 2005).

January 2006 Burt Barnow made a presentation to the National Academy of Sciences Committee on the NASA workforce summarizing the findings and recommendations of the NAS Committee on the Information Technology Workforce.

January 2006 Lester Salamon delivered the keynote address discussing the UN Nonprofit Handbook Project at a forum of civil society leaders and government officials in New Delhi, India, hosted by the United Nations Development Program. This forum and subsequent meetings resulted in the government of India committing to implementing the NPI Handbook in the next 24-30 months.

December 2005 David Altschuler presented, “Re-Entry Framework,” and “Effective Case Management,” at the Department of Labor's Prisoner Re-Entry Initiative National Grantees' Meeting in Crystal City, Virginia.

December 2005 First year MPP students presented the analysis and findings from their study, “Neighborhoods Left Behind in Baltimore's Housing Boom,” to an audience of more than 70 people including City Housing Commissioner Paul Graziano and several members of the Baltimore City Council. This term-long project was conducted as part of Sandee Newman's course, “Policy Analysis for the Real World.” The presentation was featured in the December 19th edition of the JHU Gazette. Visit http://www.jhu.edu/~gazette/2005/19dec05/19house.html to read more.

December 2005 Sandee Newman gave the keynote presentation on her Baltimore rental housing research at the Coalition to End Childhood Lead Poisoning's Policy and Legislation Summit.

December 2005 Lester Salamon presented, “The New Governance and the Tools of Public Action: Implications for Canada's Voluntary Sector Initiative,” and Burt Barnow presented, “Evaluating the Voluntary Sector Initiative,” at the Government of Canada's “Conference on Evaluation Progress in Building Partnerships between Government and the Voluntary Sector” in Ottawa, Ontario.

November 2005 IPS was well represented at the 2005 APPAM Fall Conference, “Understanding and Informing Policy Design” in Washington, DC. Joe Harkness and Sandee Newman presented, "Housing Prices and Children's Outcomes," and "Homeownership in Black and White: Racial Differences in Homeownership and Children's Outcomes." Tama Leventhal presented, “Neighborhood Poverty and Public Policy: A 5-year Follow-Up of Children’s Educational Outcomes in the New York City Moving to Opportunity Demonstration.” Burt Barnow participated in the panel, “State Policy: Examining the Impact of Employment, Training, and Welfare Policy.”

November 2005 Megan Clymer presented, “Do We Need Better Data on Volunteering,” at the “Euroforum on Volunteering” conference in Valencia, Spain and was also interviewed on this subject by Spanish public radio and broadcast internationally.

November 2005 Stephanie Geller presented, “Nonprofit Governance and Accountability: New Evidence on American Practice from the Listening Post Project,” at the ARNOVA (Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action) annual conference in Washington, DC.

November 2005 Tama Leventhal presented, “The Influence of Neighborhood Transformation on Child and Adolescent Well-Being,” at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Urban Scholars Fellowship Program Symposium in Washington, DC.

November 2005 Sandee Newman presented, "The Low-End Rental Market: Baltimore's Persistent Housing Challenge," at the Baltimore Regional Housing Conference, "Baltimore's Challenge: Housing for All," co-sponsored by Lambda Alpha International and Citizen's Housing and Planning Association.

November 2005 Demetra Nightingale and Harry Holzer (Georgetown University) sponsored, "Workforce Policy for a Changing Economy: The Next Decade and Beyond," an Urban Institute-Johns Hopkins University Policy Conference in Washington, DC, which was attended by 90 policymakers, federal officials, and representatives of foundations and associations. Nightingale and Burt Barnow presented, "An Overview of U.S. Workforce Development Policy in 2005," at the conference.

October 2005 Burt Barnow presented, "The Market for Public Affairs Graduates: Placements, Prospects, and Projections," with Nadia Rubaii-Barrett (Binghamton University) at the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration (NASPAA) annual conference in Washington, D.C.

October 2005 Lester Salamon presented, “Nonprofit Governance and Accountability: New Evidence from the Johns Hopkins Listening Post Project,” at an Independent Sector Conference in Washington, D.C. and “The Prospect for Civil Society: Mexico and the World,” at the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City, Mexico.

October 2005 Marsha Schachtel co-taught the pre-conference workshop, "An Introduction to Tech-Based Economic Development," and moderated, "Globalizing Your TBED Strategy: Developing International Partnerships," at the State Science and Technology Institute Annual Conference in Atlanta, Georgia.

September 2005 David Altschuler gave the keynote address, “Intensive Aftercare and Transitioning Youth,” and presented, "Reentry Initiatives Nationwide: Emerging Trends" and "Graduated Sanctions and Incentives: A Menu of Responses," at the Wisconsin Serious and Violent Offender Reentry Conference, in Appleton, Wisconsin. He also spoke on "Continuity of Care in a Reentry Context" at the Annual Meeting of the Wisconsin Juvenile Court Intake Association, in Madison, Wisconsin.

September 2005 Lester Salamon gave the keynote address, “The Future of Nonprofit Social Welfare Organizations,” at the National Leaders Summit of the National Human Services Assembly, a coalition of leading national nonprofit agencies, in Washington, D.C.

September 2005 Marsha Schachtel served as a panelist on, "Public/Private Partnerships: Development Incentives for Maryland,” co-sponsored by the Edward St. John Department of Real Estate of SPSBE and Ballard Spahr, Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP, one of the country’s top 100 law firms.

July/August 2005 Burt Barnow presented, “The Workforce Investment Act in Eight States: Briefing on the Final Report,” at the Conference of State Legislatures, Chicago, Illinois and, “Employment Retention and Advancement: A Summary of What We Know,” at the Midwest Peer Assistance Network, Madison, Wisconsin.

July/August 2005 Demetra Nightingale presented, "The Implementation of the Partners for Fragile Families Demonstration Projects," at the National Child Support Enforcement Association Annual Conference, in Cincinnati, Ohio.

July/August 2005 Lester Salamon presented, “Impact and Challenges of the Not-for-Profit Sector - A National and Local Perspective,” for The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation Fellows Program, Baltimore, Maryland.

July/August 2005 Burt Barnow presented, “The Workforce Investment Act in Eight States: Briefing on the Final Report,” at the Conference of State Legislatures, Chicago, Illinois and, “Employment Retention and Advancement: A Summary of What We Know,” at the Midwest Peer Assistance Network, Madison, Wisconsin.

July/August 2005 Demetra Nightingale presented, "The Implementation of the Partners for Fragile Families Demonstration Projects," at the National Child Support Enforcement Association Annual Conference, in Cincinnati, Ohio.

July/August 2005 Lester Salamon presented, “Impact and Challenges of the Not-for-Profit Sector - A National and Local Perspective,” for The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation Fellows Program, Baltimore, Maryland.

June 2005 Joe Harkness presented, "Housing Assistance Under Welfare Reform: Effects on Work and Welfare Participation," a paper he co-authored with Sandee Newman , at the National Welfare Research and Evaluation Conference in Washington, D.C.

June 2005 Lester Salamon presented, "New Tools for Environmental Governance," at the 2005 Multi-State Working Group Conference, sponsored by the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality and the Multi-State Working Group on Environmental Performance, in Grand Rapids, Michigan .

May 2005 David Altschuler served as Faculty and Facilitator at the Annual Leadership Institute in Anchorage, Alaska for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Reclaiming Futures Initiative.

May 2005 Burt Barnow and Pamela Holcomb (Urban Institute) conducted a videoconference presentation "Serving People with Disabilities through the Workforce Investment Act's One-Stop Career Centers" for the U.S. Department of Education's WIA Liaisons Group.

April 2005 Tama Leventhal was co-chair and presenter as part of the symposium "The Intersection of Neighborhood and Family Influences: Implications for Youth from Four Longitudinal Studies" at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development in Atlanta, GA, where she co-presented " A Randomized Study of Neighborhood Effects on Low-Income Children and Youths' Educational Outcomes: Direct and Indirect Effects" and "Gender and the Nexus of Parental and Community Control: Contextual Effects on the Timing of First Intercourse . She co-presented Neighborhood poverty: Pathways to adolescent outcomes at the Biennial Meeting's poster symposium "Poverty and its effects on child development in large data sets."

April 2005 Marsha Schachtel served as a panelist on "The Big and Small of it: What Baltimore's Bigger and Smaller Revitalization Collaboratives Can Learn From One Another" at the Community Revitalization Collaboratives Forum sponsored by Goldman Sachs Community Capital Group held in Baltimore .

March 2005 Lester Salamon gave the keynote speech, "The Ten Great Myths of Civil Society" at the release of the Comparative Nonprofit Sector Project (CNP) Results in Toronto , Canada , hosted by Imagine Canada . Wojciech Sokolowski presented "How Canada's Voluntary Sector Compares to Others Around the World" at this event. Salamon, Sokolowski and Eileen Hairel participated in the meeting of the CNP local associates held in conjunction with this meeting.