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Episodes

  • From the Community Corrections Lens

    Jul 29, 2020

    In this Events @ RAND podcast based on the Career Prospects for People with Criminal Records Symposium held at RAND in 2019, Veronica Cunningham and Nicole Jarrett offer their perspectives on the next steps that policymakers, practitioners, and employers can take to equalize employment opportunities for individuals with criminal records. RAND's Dionne Barnes-Proby hosts.

  • Practitioners’ Views on Barriers and Opportunities

    Jul 22, 2020

    In this Events @ RAND podcast based on the Career Prospects for People with Criminal Records Symposium held at RAND in 2019, Joshua Miller, Toney L. Earl Jr., Tony Lewis Jr., and Andrew Morton discuss strategies for overcoming barriers and improving employment outcomes through reentry, community supervision, and employer-driven programs.

  • Certification, Background Checks, and Stigma

    Jul 15, 2020

    In this Events @ RAND podcast based on the Career Prospects for People with Criminal Records Symposium held at RAND in 2019, Peter Leasure, Michael Vuolo, and Naomi F. Sugie present evidence from employer and job-seeker studies on Ban-the-Box, Certificates of Relief, and background checks.

  • Episode 1 of Career Prospects for People with Criminal Records

    How Do People Stop Committing Crimes?

    Jul 8, 2020

    In this Events @ RAND podcast based on the Career Prospects for People with Criminal Records Symposium held at RAND in 2019, senior policy researcher Shawn D. Bushway explains the concept of desistance, or how and when people with criminal records stop offending.

  • RAND leaders and media experts speak at a “Truth Decay and the Media” panel on February 20, 2020 at RAND's Santa Monica headquarters.

    How the Media Can Help Fight Truth Decay

    Feb 20, 2020

    Truth Decay is the diminishing role of facts and analysis in American public life. As part of this phenomenon, Americans are losing faith in once-trusted sources of information, including the news. How might media organizations address this?

  • Medical illustration for Albert P. Williams Lecture on Health Policy

    Albert P. Williams Lecture on Health Policy: What's the Fair Price of a Drug?

    Oct 17, 2018

    In this Events @ RAND podcast, Ezekiel J. Emanuel delivers the 2018 Albert P. Williams Lecture on Health Policy. Emanuel explains why drug prices are so high and proposes a policy solution.

  • Patient receiving chiropractic treatment

    Integrative Health: Moving from Marginal to Mainstream

    Sep 20, 2018

    In this Events @ RAND podcast, some of the nation's leading integrative health experts discuss the path forward for incorporating evidence-based complementary and alternative treatments into standard patient care, medical training, and policymaking.

  • Audio Podcast of Truth Decay Event at RAND

    Truth Decay and Community Engagement

    Sep 20, 2018

    In this Events @ RAND podcast, RAND political scientist Jennifer Kavanagh and William "Pat" Getty, president of the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation, discuss Truth Decay's consequences on community engagement and resilience.

  • Audio Podcast of Truth Decay Event at RAND

    Truth Decay and Trust in Institutions

    Jun 7, 2018

    In this Events @ RAND podcast, the Pew Research Center's Carroll Doherty joins RAND's Jennifer Kavanagh for a discussion about the causes and consequences of Truth Decay and declining trust in institutions.

  • Audio Podcast of Truth Decay Event at RAND

    Truth Decay and Civil Discourse

    May 24, 2018

    In this Events @ RAND podcast, Jennifer Kavanagh addresses the connection between Truth Decay and the erosion of civil discourse, as well as Truth Decay's effects on policymaking and the future of democracy.

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