05:30 p.m. - 07:00 p.m.
Capital Center Policy Perspectives Speaker Series
EMPOWERMENT, ECONOMIC MOBILITY, AND EQUALITY: A CONVERSATION WITH MICHAEL TUBBS
When: Oct. 11, 2023 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Where: Grand Salon
Please join McGeorge’s Capital Center for Law & Policy for a new Capital Center Policy Perspectives Speaker Series on Oct. 11. Our first keynote speaker will be former Stockton Mayor Michael Tubbs. He served as the seventy-ninth mayor of Stockton, CA, his hometown. He was the city’s first Black mayor and the youngest ever mayor of a major American city. He is the founder of Mayors for a Guaranteed Income and EPIC (Ending Poverty in California), a Special Advisor to California Governor Newsom on Economic Mobility, and a commentator for MSNBC. Tubbs has been a fellow at the Harvard Institute of Politics, The MIT Media Lab, and the Stanford Design School. He has also served as a Stockton city councilmember and a high school educator.
Michael Tubbs’ influence in the policy making space has been documented in two documentaries about his life: Stockton on My Mind and True Son and he recently published a memoir entitled The Deeper the Roots: A Memoir of Hope and Home.
Join the McGeorge’s Capital Center for Law & Policy for our Policy Perspectives Speaker Series featuring a moderated conversation followed by a hosted reception. This event is free and open to the public. Questions? Email Professor Erin O’Neal at email@example.com.
Co-Sponsored by the Capital Center for Law & Policy, BLSA, and CLAS.