Month: December 2021

DPP Professor Joins Labor and Public Employees Task Force

During the 2021 legislative session the Connecticut General Assembly created the Labor and Public Employees Committee. According to their website: “The Labor and Public Employees Committee has cognizance of all matters relating to workers’ compensation, unemployment compensation, conditions of employment, hours of labor, minimum wages, industrial safety, occupational health and safety, labor unions and labor […]

DPP Manages Nonprofit Curriculum Library

Earlier this semester the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA) and the Nonprofit Academic Centers Council’s (NACC) launched a Nonprofit Curriculum Library. ARNOVA is a group for nonprofit researchers and NACC is an association of nonprofit centers and program directors. The Department of Public Policy (DPP) currently houses and manages the […]

Favorite Course Friday: PP 5359 Crisis Management

Welcome to “Favorite Course Friday”! Throughout the semester we will be highlighting electives available next semester with the Department of Public Policy (DPP). Interested in joining the DPP in the classroom next semester? Email for more information! This course will examine what happens when things go wrong, and explore ways to avoid catastrophe or […]

Human Rights Day 2021

December 10th marks Human Rights Day, commemorating the day the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Independence (UDHR) in 1984. For context, the UDHR is an international document, and foundational piece of human rights law, that ensures the inalienable rights of all human beings. On Human Rights Day we acknowledge the impact […]

December Events 2021

Welcome to December with UConn DPP!   Wednesday, December 8 from 12:00pm-1:00pm Over the past few years there has been considerable media attention paid to youth car thefts in a number of parts of the state. This webinar is directed at establishing the facts of the situation and possible policy responses. This, our third panel […]