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June 2017

2017 Law and Society Association Annual Meeting

June 20 - June 23
Mexico City,
Mexico City, Mexico

2017 Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues Annual Meeting

June 23 - June 25
Albuquerque,
Albuquerque, NM United States

Supporting Educational Achievement with Innovations Outside the Classroom – The Lunch @ DC with Chloe Gibbs

June 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wilson Building, G9,
1350 Pennsylvania Ave, NW
Washington, DC United States

Elementary school students in the U.S. spend less than 25 percent of their waking hours in school over the course of a year. Coupled with the large influence of outside-of-school factors in shaping children's educational trajectories, researchers and policymakers alike are exploring and testing innovative interventions that leverage time, settings, and connections beyond the traditional school day to improve educational outcomes. In this presentation, we will explore findings from the latest research on engaging and informing parents, extending the school…

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July 2017

Hotspot Policing: Results from Colombia – The Lunch @ DC with Don Green

July 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wilson Building, G9,
1350 Pennsylvania Ave, NW
Washington, DC United States

How do we deter crime? Hotspot policing, or when police spend increased time in higher-crime areas, has become one of the most common approaches to crime reduction. But is it effective or does it simply displace crime to less-policed areas, leaving the overall level of crime in the city unchanged? Green shares his findings from administrative crime data and victimization surveys in Bogota and Medellin, Colombia. Donald P. Green is J. W. Burgess Professor of Political Science at Columbia University.…

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How Evidence Can Transform the Fight Against Poverty – The Lunch @ DC with Jim Sullivan

July 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
1015 Half St, SE,
1015 Half St, SE
Washington, DC United States

How Evidence Can Transform the Fight Against Poverty Despite spending billions of dollars fighting poverty in America, we know very little about the effectiveness of programs that target those most in need. There is a growing effort to measure the impact of these programs so that we can do more to help the disadvantaged. Understanding what works at the local level is key to this effort. This talk will discuss ways that local providers can measure the impact of their…

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2017 Rural Sociological Society Annual Meeting

July 27 - July 30
Columbus,
Columbus, OH United States

2017 Joint Statistical Meetings

July 29 - August 3
Baltimore,
Baltimore, MD United States
August 2017

2017 American Psychological Association Annual Convention

August 3 - August 6
Washington, DC,
Washington, DC United States

2017 American Sociological Association Annual Meeting

August 12 - August 15
Montreal,
Montreal, Canada

2017 American Political Science Association Annual Meeting & Exhibition

August 31 - September 3
San Francisco,
San Francisco, CA United States
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