2011

2011 Jul 19

Transportation in East Asia

3:30pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Fainsod Room, Littauer 324, Harvard Kennedy School, Cambridge, MA

The HKS Indonesia Program will host a public presentation on

      • Public Transport Options for Eastern Asia Megacities, presented by Professor Dr. Danang Parikesit from the Ministry of Public Works, Republic of Indonesia
      • The Current Reform for the Urban Public Transport in Indonesian Cities, presented by Damantoro from Indonesia Transportation Society

The HKS Indonesia Program is part of the Rajawali Foundation Institute for Asia.

2011 Jun 09

The Power of Networks and Technology in Human Services Case Management

2:00pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

Online Webinar

About the Webinar
This event will examine how technology innovation and the power of networks are transforming human services. National leaders in both thought and practice will share their experiences and insights into how technology, collaboration and social networks are modernizing care for society’s most vulnerable children and families.

This webinar is being organized by the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation and the Malcolm Wiener Center for Social Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School. Ample time will be allocated for audience Q&A. The panel includes:

  • Kathleen Feely – Vice President for Innovation, the Annie E. Casey Foundation; Chief Executive Officer, Case Commons, Inc.

  • Bruce Kamradt – Director, Children’s Mental Health Services, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin; Director, Wraparound Milwaukee

  • Maurice Miller – Founder and Chief Executive Officer, the Family Independence Initiative

  • Julie Boatright Wilson (moderator) – Harry Kahn Senior Lecturer in Social Policy; Director, Malcolm Weiner Center for Social Policy, Harvard Kennedy School... Read more about The Power of Networks and Technology in Human Services Case Management

2011 May 25

Best Practices to Combat Human Trafficking in the United States

2:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Online Webinar

About the Webinar
Every year, thousands of men, women, and children are trafficked into the United States according to the U.S. government. Victims are trafficked for the purpose of commercial sexual exploitation, labor, and debt bondage. U.S. citizen victims are also trafficked within and outside the country. According to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, approximately 100,000 U.S. children each year are victims of commercial sexual exploitation.

The United States uses a four paradigm approach in combating human trafficking: prevention, protection, prosecution, and partnerships. In addition to the U.S. federal law, the Trafficking Victims Protection Act (TVPA), states have also passed their own individual state laws to address human trafficking.

What is currently being done to respond to and combat trafficking in the United States? What is succeeding? What isn’t? The panel will tackle challenges and lessons learned in combating human trafficking from victim-centered, enforcement, and prevention perspectives.... Read more about Best Practices to Combat Human Trafficking in the United States

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