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The Desert Sun covers new report on the collaboration between California and China on climate change by CCLP senior fellow Orville Schell, Annenberg Trust at Sunnylands, and Asia Society.
Laurie Becklund's op-ed posthumously published in the LA Times.
CCLP project fellow Justin Chapman and the Pasadena Weekly remember the life and times of lifelong progressive activist Marvin Schachter, who passed away Feb. 17 at the age of 90. Schachter was involved in one way or another with nearly every major progressive cause since the mid-20th century.
We are saddened to report that senior fellow Laurie Becklund passed away Sunday night from metastatic breast cancer. The Los Angeles Times and LA Observed published obituaries highlighting her inspiring career as a journalist.
Senior fellow Dan Schnur was quoted in Yahoo News discussing California's new generation of democrats. "California has been a policy laboratory on a number of fronts for several decades," said Schnur. "And that cuts across party lines."
Managing director Geoffrey Baum was quoted in The Argonaut after meeting Vice President Joe Biden, who visited West Los Angeles College to discuss the Obama administration's plan to subsidize community college fees. The initiative would "free up resources to add classes, innovate new programs and develop other aspects of student support," said Baum.
Senior fellow Dan Schnur was quoted in the International Business Times on President Obama's recent breakneck pace. "He realizes that he doesn't have a lot of time left in office, and he realizes that he's not going to be able to accomplish a great deal through Congress," Schnur said. "Those two motivators seem to be driving him forward."
Research director Mark Latonero is speaking at t the American Association for the Advancement of Science's Science & Human Rights Coalition meeting in Washington D.C., discussing big data and human rights. Read the full agenda here.
The Desert Sun: Geoffrey Baum appeared before the Senate Rules Committee in Sacramento on Wednesday and got unanimous approval on his appointment as president of the California Community Colleges Board of Governors.
President Obama proposed free community college tuition for millions of students, supporting senior fellow Morley Winograd's Campaign for Free College Tuition. Winograd was quoted by The Chronicle of Higher Education.
Director Geoffrey Cowan was quoted in The Washington Post, discussing "The Innovators" by Walter Isaacson, which Cowan adapted for his USC course on entrepreneurship. "I want to show my students examples of how the innovators broke rules and took chances," said Cowan.
The New Yorker published an article by senior fellow Orville Schell about a Chinese artist confronting an environmental disaster.