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Past · March 30, 2022

COVID in California: What Have We Learned about Ensuring an Equitable Recovery?

2022 Speaker Series on California's Future — Virtual Event

March 30, 2022 · 11:00 am - 12:00 pm


About the Program

This March marks the two-year anniversary of the first pandemic-related lockdowns in California. We have now endured several waves of the virus and faced numerous, shifting challenges. What lessons have emerged in the key area of economic recovery? How can we move forward equitably and address California’s major challenges? Join PPIC vice president and senior fellow Lande Ajose in a wide-ranging discussion with Michael Tubbs, founder of End Poverty in California and former mayor of Stockton.


11:00 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks
Lande Ajose, Vice President and Walter and Esther Hewlett Chair in Understanding California’s Future and Senior Fellow, PPIC

11:05 a.m. Conversation
Lande Ajose, PPIC
Michael Tubbs, Founder of EPIC

11:45 a.m. Audience Q&A

12:00 p.m. Adjourn


Lande Ajose

Waverley Street Foundation

Michael Tubbs

End Poverty in California




Economy Health & Safety Net Political Landscape Population