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Webinars

JFI Webinars bring outside scholars, policymakers, advocates, or JFI researchers together to discuss topics in higher education finance, guaranteed income, digital ethics, or other areas in the social sciences. Taking the form of a panel discussion or lecture, our webinars have wider audiences than our research sessions, and are geared towards general audiences. We also include here our Twitter Chats, panels of experts hosted in all-text form on Twitter.

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Cash Aid: Views from the Front Lines of the Pandemic

Hosted by JFI, the Urban Institute, and Aspen Institute Financial Security Program, this discussion highlights pain points and lessons from the past year’s federal safety net measures

Universal Basic Income Workshop: Experiments, Policies, and Strategies

A two-day, online series of events and presentations on international basic income

International Perspectives in Basic Income Messaging - BIRAL Seminar

JFI is hosting the second Basic Income Research and Action Lab (BIRAL) seminar: “International Perspectives in Basic Income Messaging,” an international collaboration of JFI, FRIBIS, BIEN, and GRI Basic Income Research Group

‘Legislating Relief’ - JFI hosts expert perspectives on urgent higher education bills

Key takeaways of our August 7th panel with policy and research experts in higher education, providing crucial perspectives for the ongoing debate around continued higher education relief bills

Experts & advocates on renewable energy, mining, land rights discuss JFI’s report on mining

Our Live #JFIMiningChat on Twitter shed new light on Green New Deal legislation and the practical and ethical questions related to a transition away from fossil fuels

Live Twitter chat - free higher ed, austerity, & other histories from Kim Phillips-Fein

JFI hosted five historians and economists for a live Twitter chat about free higher ed, austerity, the New Deal, and modern implications, drawing from an interview with historian Kim Phillips-Fein. Read the conversation archive here.

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