People

Through the Faculty Fellows Program, the Institute fosters an environment that encourages cross-disciplinary connections and nurtures a collaborative spirit among faculty across the 12 schools. This program identifies faculty with a demonstrated interest in urban research and provides research and communication services.

View by:
,
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
clear
Fellow

Angela Glover Blackwell

x

President and CEO, PolicyLink

Areas of Interest

    About

    Angela Glover Blackwell, President and CEO, started PolicyLink in 1999 and continues to drive its mission of advancing economic and social equity. Under Angela’s leadership, PolicyLink has gained national prominence in the movement to use public policy to improve access and opportunity for all low-income people and communities of color, particularly in the areas of health, housing, transportation, and infrastructure. Prior to founding PolicyLink, Angela served as Senior VP at the Rockefeller Foundation. A lawyer by training, she gained national recognition as founder of the Oakland (CA) Urban Strategies Council. From 1977 to 1987, Angela was a partner at Public Advocates. Angela is the co-author of Uncommon Common Ground: Race and America’s Future (W.W. Norton & Co., 2010). In 2013, Angela and PolicyLink collaborated with the Center for American Progress to write and release All In Nation: An America that Works for All.  Angela serves on numerous boards, including the Children’s Defense Fund and the W. Haywood Burns Institute. She advises the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve as one of 15 members of its Community Advisory Council. Angela earned a bachelor’s degree from Howard University, and a law degree from the University of California, Berkeley.

    Selected Publications

    Blackwell, Angela Glover. 2016, forthcoming. The Curb-Cut Effect. Stanford Social Innovation Review 14.1.

    Blackwell, Angela Glover. 2015. Race, Place, and Financial Security: Building Equitable Communities of Opportunity. In What It’s Worth: Strengthening the Financial Future of Families, Communities and the Nation, 105-112. L. Choi, D. Erickson, K. Griffin, A. Levere & E. Seidman, (eds.) Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and CFED.

    Blackwell, Angela Glover. 2014. Foreword. In Worlds Apart: Poverty and Politics in Rural America, Second Edition, by Cynthia Duncan. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press.

    Blackwell, Angela Glover and Neera Tanden. 2013. Preface. In All-In Nation: An America that Works for All. PolicyLink and the Center for American Progress.

    Blackwell, Angela Glover, Stewart Kwoh and Manuel Pastor. 2010. Uncommon Common Ground: Race and America’s Future. New York, NY: W.W. Norton & Co., Inc.

     

    x

    President and CEO, PolicyLink

    Areas of Interest

      About

      Angela Glover Blackwell, President and CEO, started PolicyLink in 1999 and continues to drive its mission of advancing economic and social equity. Under Angela’s leadership, PolicyLink has gained national prominence in the movement to use public policy to improve access and opportunity for all low-income people and communities of color, particularly in the areas of health, housing, transportation, and infrastructure. Prior to founding PolicyLink, Angela served as Senior VP at the Rockefeller Foundation. A lawyer by training, she gained national recognition as founder of the Oakland (CA) Urban Strategies Council. From 1977 to 1987, Angela was a partner at Public Advocates. Angela is the co-author of Uncommon Common Ground: Race and America’s Future (W.W. Norton & Co., 2010). In 2013, Angela and PolicyLink collaborated with the Center for American Progress to write and release All In Nation: An America that Works for All.  Angela serves on numerous boards, including the Children’s Defense Fund and the W. Haywood Burns Institute. She advises the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve as one of 15 members of its Community Advisory Council. Angela earned a bachelor’s degree from Howard University, and a law degree from the University of California, Berkeley.

      Selected Publications

      Blackwell, Angela Glover. 2016, forthcoming. The Curb-Cut Effect. Stanford Social Innovation Review 14.1.

      Blackwell, Angela Glover. 2015. Race, Place, and Financial Security: Building Equitable Communities of Opportunity. In What It’s Worth: Strengthening the Financial Future of Families, Communities and the Nation, 105-112. L. Choi, D. Erickson, K. Griffin, A. Levere & E. Seidman, (eds.) Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and CFED.

      Blackwell, Angela Glover. 2014. Foreword. In Worlds Apart: Poverty and Politics in Rural America, Second Edition, by Cynthia Duncan. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press.

      Blackwell, Angela Glover and Neera Tanden. 2013. Preface. In All-In Nation: An America that Works for All. PolicyLink and the Center for American Progress.

      Blackwell, Angela Glover, Stewart Kwoh and Manuel Pastor. 2010. Uncommon Common Ground: Race and America’s Future. New York, NY: W.W. Norton & Co., Inc.

       

      Bring our latest initiatives, publications and events to your inbox.