Did you miss this week’s Social Sciences Forum events? Check them out on UMBCtube! The Post-Election Forum features commentary and a Q&A session with Stuart Rothenberg (The Rothenberg Political Report), Julie Bykowicz (Baltimore Sun), Tom Schaller (UMBC Political Science) and Don Norris (UMBC Public Policy). Topics range from local to national issues, including voter turnout, the impact of unemployment, the role of the Tea Party, and projections for 2012.
“Practical Idealists: Bringing the World to Baltimore” was an opportunity for emerging and veteran social change leaders in Baltimore to discuss the challenges facing underserved Baltimoreans today. Participants included Jody Olsen (UMD Social Work), Ed Orser (UMBC American Studies), Sally Scott (Assoc of Baltimore Area Grantmakers), Ashley Milburn (Culture Works Project) and award recipient Rich Kimball (JHU). Deputy Mayor Kaliope Parthemos kicked off the Q&A session.