SMC Public Policy Institute
smc public policy institute
Santa Monica College’s Public Policy Institute provides nonpartisan community programs exploring key economic, social, and political issues. The Institute offers FREE, informative discussions
on the policy issues that affect our daily lives.
Founded by LA County Supervisor and former California State Senator Sheila Kuehl and SMC political science professor Richard Tahvildaran-Jesswein (former Chair of Excellence, Philosophy & Social Science), the Institute is currently led by co-directors Tahvildaran-Jesswein and SMC political science adjunct professor Shari Davis (who also chairs Community for Excellent Public Schools).
Several programs and topical discussions are planned for Fall 2015, including panels and community discussions. Details were not confirmed at press time. Please visit www.smc.edu/ppi for up-to-date information.
To receive invitations to our events, please send email to firstname.lastname@example.org and request to be added to the Institute’s mailing list.
ANNUAL FALL ARTS &
NOVEMBER 16-December 6, 2015
Join us for a talk and performances that highlight the importance
of the visual and performing arts in—and to—our society, how expression through
the arts can influence ideas and change perceptions, and how community advocacy
can contribute to public policies that support the arts.
Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker Ballet
The SMC Symphony and SMC student dancers partner once again with the Westside Ballet for its annual holiday Nutcracker extravaganza. Come see the Sugar Plum Fairy, the Prince, and all the other wonderful characters in Tchaikovsky’s classic come to life—with falling snow and a Christmas tree that grows—in a theater where every seat provides visual and audio delights for all ages. Produced with support from Santa Monica College, the SMC Public Policy Institute, Associated Students of SMC, and the City of Santa Monica. Please visit westsideballet.com for information and to purchase tickets. Part of the SMC Public Policy Institute’s Fall Arts & Cultural Affairs Symposium.
Fri, November 27 | 7:30pm
Sat, November 28 | 1pm & 5pm
Sun, November 29 | Time TBA
Thu, December 3 | 7:30pm
Fri, December 4 | 7:30pm
Sat, December 5 | 1pm & 5pm
Sun, December 6 | 1pm & 5pm
The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center
See westsideballet.com for ticket details.
See www.smc.edu/ppi or call (310) 434-3541 for
Sponsored by the SMC Associates (www.smc.edu/associates).
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