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Cross Sector Leadership in New Era of Public Policy

Tuesday, April 25, 2017
  12:30–2 p.m.

Location: CHASS Interdisciplinary Bldg South 1109
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Category: Seminar


Dr. Angelov Farooq will share intimate insights on his leadership approach towards
addressing complex public challenges by effectively harnessing networks from
government, business and nonprofit sectors. Each of the four public benefit projects explored will be introduced for about fifteen minutes followed by questions from the audience. The project topics include:

  • Fostering innovation ecosystem – Founding Board of Directors to establish ExCITE technology incubator in downtown Riverside.

  • Advancing equity to address achievement gap in public education - Collaborating with Coalition for Restorative Schools, NAACP & Children’s Defense Fund to convene at the White House on August 22, 2016 with Senior Officials from President Obama to address the school to prison pipeline.

  • Neighborhood revitalization during the Great Recession – Based on doctoral 

  • dissertation that became the subject of a local PBS documentary and stabilized over 1,000 foreclosures across the country.

  • Founding the UCR Center for Economic Development & Innovation – Federal, state and regional initiatives to attract jobs and investment to Inland Southern California.

Open to: General Public
Admission: Free
Sponsor: School of Public Policy

Contact Information:
School of Public Policy
(951) 827-5656