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PPIC Events

Our events feature viewpoints across the political spectrum, promoting constructive, thoughtful, and respectful dialogue on the issues that matter most to California.

Past Events

2023 Speaker Series on California's Future — In-Person and Online · January 26, 2023

A Conversation with California’s Legislative Leadership

2022 Speaker Series on California's Future — Virtual Event · December 1, 2022

A Conversation with US HHS Secretary Becerra and California HHS Secretary Ghaly

Virtual Event · November 30, 2022

English as a Second Language at California’s Community Colleges

2022 Annual Water Conference — In-Person and Online · November 18, 2022

Surplus and Shortage: California’s Water Balancing Act

Virtual Event · November 10, 2022

Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Economic Well-Being

Virtual Event · November 3, 2022

The Effects of COVID-19 on Transfer-Intending Students in California’s Community Colleges

Virtual Event · November 1, 2022

Solar Development in the San Joaquin Valley

Virtual Event · October 27, 2022

Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government

Virtual Event · October 13, 2022

Racial Disparities in Traffic Stops

2022 Speaker Series on California's Future — Virtual Event · October 6, 2022

2022 Election Preview

2022 Speaker Series on California's Future — Virtual Event · October 4, 2022

Homelessness in California’s Cities

Virtual Event · September 29, 2022

How Hospital Discharge Data Can Inform State Homelessness Policy

Virtual Event · September 23, 2022

The Importance of CalFresh in Unstable Times

Virtual Event · September 15, 2022

Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government

Virtual Event · August 16, 2022

The Impact of COVID-19 on Science Education

Virtual Event · July 28, 2022

Statewide Survey: Californians and the Environment

Virtual Event · July 26, 2022

Farmland in Transition: The San Joaquin Valley

Virtual Event · June 23, 2022

Health Care Access among California’s Farmworkers

2022 Speaker Series on California's Future — Virtual Event · June 1, 2022

Responding to the Youth Mental Health Crisis

Virtual Event · May 26, 2022

Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government

In-Person and Online · May 24, 2022

Understanding the Effects of School Funding

Virtual Event · May 12, 2022

Setting the Stage for Universal Preschool

Virtual Event · April 28, 2022

Statewide Survey: Californians and Education

2022 Speaker Series on California's Future — Virtual Event · April 26, 2022

Building California’s Future

Virtual Event · April 21, 2022

Farming in a State of Extremes

2022 Speaker Series on California's Future — Virtual Event · 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 29, 2022

COVID in California: What Have We Learned about Education?

Virtual Event · March 24, 2022

Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government

2022 Speaker Series on California's Future — Virtual Event · March 23, 2022

COVID in California: What Have We Learned about the Economy?

Virtual Event · March 3, 2022

Equity in Voter Turnout after Pandemic Election Changes

Virtual Event · February 3, 2022

Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government

2022 Speaker Series on California's Future — Virtual Event · January 24, 2022

A Conversation with Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti

Virtual Event · December 9, 2021

Community College Math in California’s New Era of Student Access

Virtual Event · November 18, 2021

Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Economic Well-Being

Three-Day Virtual Conference · November 15, 2021

Seizing the Drought: Water Priorities for Our Changing Climate

Virtual Event · November 4, 2021

Policing in California

Virtual Event · October 28, 2021

Achieving Digital Equity for California’s Students

2021 Speaker Series on California's Future — Virtual Event · October 21, 2021

A Conversation with Chief Justice of California Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye

Virtual Event · October 7, 2021

Targeted K–12 Funding and Student Outcomes

Virtual Event · September 30, 2021

Groundwater and Urban Growth in the San Joaquin Valley

Virtual Event · September 23, 2021

Improving California’s Water Market

2021 Speaker Series on California's Future — Virtual Event · September 2, 2021

California’s 2021 Recall Election

Virtual Event · August 26, 2021

Improving Career Education Pathways into California’s Workforce

Virtual Event · August 18, 2021

Advancing Ecosystem Restoration with Smarter Permitting

2021 Speaker Series on California's Future — Virtual Event · August 10, 2021

Reopening K–12 Schools: A Conversation with Linda Darling-Hammond

Virtual Event · July 29, 2021

Statewide Survey: Californians and the Environment

Virtual Event · June 24, 2021

Health Coverage and Care for Undocumented Immigrants in California

Virtual Event · June 16, 2021

California’s Safety Net in Recession and Recovery

2021 Speaker Series on California's Future — Virtual Event · June 11, 2021

Reopening California: A Conversation with HHS Secretary Mark Ghaly

Virtual Event · May 26, 2021

Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government