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News February 24, 2020

'We the People:' 23rd Barbara Jordan National Forum focused on inclusion and social justice

Inclusion and social justice were central to the 23rd annual Barbara Jordan National Forum, the signature, student-led weeklong program honoring the life and legacy of former congresswoman, distinguished public servant and teacher Barbara Jordan Feb. 17–21, 2020.

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LBJ students Aaron Escajeda, Sarah Gonzalez Claytor and Joel Carter with BJNF keynote speaker Jehmu Greene, LBJ Dean Angela Evans and Professor Victoria DeFrancesco Soto
News February 5, 2020

23rd Annual Barbara Jordan National Forum focuses on inclusion and social justice

Students at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin will pay tribute to the life and legacy of former congresswoman, distinguished public servant and teacher Barbara Jordan during the 23rd annual Barbara Jordan National Forum, Feb. 17–21, 2020.

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LBJ students Sarah Gonzalez Claytor, Joel Carter and Aaron Escajeda, the co-chairs of the 23rd Barbara Jordan National Forum
News February 3, 2020

LBJ School announces first participants in 'Genius for Good' forum celebrating 50th anniversary

The Lyndon B. Johnson (LBJ) School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin is proud to announce the initial slate of participants for Genius for Good on March 11, 2020 — the first signature LBJ Forum in a yearlong series of events celebrating the School's half-century "In the Arena." This LBJ Forum will challenge and inspire emerging generations of leaders about the exciting future they can help lead with innovation, think-big public policy and fundamental notions of "the public good."

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News December 16, 2019

LBJ School of Public Affairs marks 50th anniversary with special programs in 2020

In 2020, the Lyndon B. Johnson (LBJ) School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin will turn 50, marking a half-century since one of the most action-oriented policy presidents in American history declared his intention to educate new generations of young people to become bold "thinkers and doers." During the landmark anniversary year, the LBJ School will present three daylong programs that spotlight contemporary, high-profile voices known for their imaginative and thoughtful leadership in their chosen arenas.

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News December 3, 2019

Time to apply: First-round application deadline for Fall 2020 entry is Dec. 15

The application deadline for early funding for the 2020–21 academic year at the LBJ School of Public Affairs is Dec. 15. Here's an overview of the LBJ School's programs and application requirements.

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The incoming LBJ School class celebrates the 2019 Gone to Texas
News November 14, 2019

Mayor Mike Duggan shares before-and-after story of Detroit at the LBJ School

Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan visited the LBJ School on Wednesday to talk about efforts to rebuild the city of Detroit as part of the Dean's Distinguished Leaders Series. Duggan, who became the first white mayor of Detroit in 40 years in a city that is nearly 80 percent black, addressed a crowd of

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Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan talks with LBJ students and members of the community during a Dean's Distinguished Leaders Series conversation on Nov. 13, 2019
News November 11, 2019

LBJ welcomes Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan Nov. 13

On Wednesday, Nov. 13, the LBJ School of Public Affairs welcomes Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan to the Dean's Distinguished Leaders Series. Duggan, born in Detroit, has spent his entire career working in the city to solve some of the most complex issues facing Detroiters, including crime, blight and access to jobs. Elected mayor on Nov. 5, 2013, Duggan attracted national attention in part for being the first white mayor of the majority-black city since Roman Gribbs in the early 1970s, when Detroit's population still had a white majority. He was re-elected to a second term on Nov. 7, 2017.

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Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan disembarks from a city bus in his hometown
News November 8, 2019

Experts explore 'Green New Deal' and 'European New Deal' at LBJ School, UT Austin

Experts on economics, climate change, politics and social policy, political leaders and activists will explore the elements of a "Green New Deal" in Europe and America and the "European New Deal" project of the Democracy in Europe Movement during the New Deals in Europe and America conference. The conference, which is free and open to the public, will take place on Monday, Nov. 11, and Tuesday, Nov. 12, at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin.

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Event graphic: New Deals in Europe and America
News November 7, 2019

LBJ's LatinX Factor Summit fosters education, exchange of ideas on impact of LatinX communities

Members of the LBJ, UT Austin and Austin communities gathered at the LBJ School of Public Affairs on Thursday, Oct. 24 for a summit exploring LatinX and its role in the American social, political and cultural landscape.

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Students participate LBJ School's LatinX Summit.
News October 30, 2019

National prenatal-to-3 policy initiative established at UT-Austin's LBJ School of Public Affairs

A new prenatal-to-three policy initiative in the Child and Family Research Partnership (CFRP) at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin will be a resource for state leaders as they develop and implement evidence-informed policies that improve outcomes for all infants, toddlers and their families.

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Close-up of young baby with brown eyes — credit Jadell Films/Unsplash

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