Gary Painter (USC Price professor, Chair of the Department of Public Policy, director of the Sol Price Center for Social Innovation and Director of the Homelessness Policy Research Institute) and Jeffery Wallace (president and CEO of LeadersUp) discuss increased fair chance employment and building a more inclusive economy for Black youth post-COVID-19. What structures have to be dismantled and rebuilt to achieve equitable outcomes for Black youth? Here, Painter and Wallace explore opportunities to identify concrete strategies to take action.
Who Will Benefit
– Those looking to learn how anti-racist leadership can shift societal systems and make companies more competitive
– Leaders seeking to build a more inclusive economy for Black youth following the COVID-19 pandemic
– Companies and employers questioning how social innovation can address these employment barriers
About Our Featured Faculty
Gary Painter is a professor in the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy and Chair of the Department of Public Policy. He also serves as the director of the Sol Price Center for Social Innovation and the Homelessness Policy Research Institute. A leading figure in the field of social innovation, Painter works extensively with a variety of social innovation organizations and collective impact networks to address some of the grand challenges that society faces. Painter recently published a co-authored book entitled, Payment by Results and Social Impact Bonds: Outcome-based Payment Systems in the UK and US. He earned his PhD in economics at University of California, Berkeley.