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Cal Turner Fellows laid groundwork on Nashville housing fund

Jun. 10, 2013—A group of Cal Turner Fellows who brought renewed attention through a two-year research project to Nashville's dire need for more affordable housing help lay the foundation for Mayor Karl Dean’s recent announcement on a housing trust fund.

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Critical election issues focus of Cal Turner Program event

Mar. 23, 2012—Key issues at the intersection of religion and American society – including health care, taxation and immigration – will be explored March 29 during “Religion and Politics 2012,” a symposium sponsored by the Cal Turner Program for Moral Leadership.

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Affordable housing panel explores idea of housing trust fund

Jan. 18, 2012—More than 100 people attended a Jan. 17 panel discussion at Vanderbilt Law School designed to inform and engage the community on the scarcity of affordable local housing. “Meeting Nashville’s Needs: Establishing a Housing Trust Fund” was co-sponsored by the Hyatt Fund, the Cal Turner Program for Moral Leadership and Law Students for Social Justice....

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Nashville’s affordable housing crisis topic of Vanderbilt panel

Jan. 5, 2012—Nashville’s need for more affordable housing and the impact of possible policy solutions are the focus of a Jan. 17 panel discussion at Vanderbilt Law School’s Flynn Auditorium from 5 to 6:30 p.m.

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Effective leaders and ‘dirty hands’ topic of Vanderbilt lecture

Sep. 28, 2011—Nannerl Keohane will discuss “The Responsibilities of Leadership and the Problem of Dirty Hands” Oct. 6 during a lecture sponsored by the Cal Turner Program at Vanderbilt Divinity School.

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Guatemalan ambassador to keynote workshop at First Amendment Center

Oct. 28, 2010—The Guatemalan ambassador to the United States, Francisco Villagrán de León, will speak at the First Amendment Center 5:30 p.m. on Oct. 29. The ambassador’s talk, “Challenges to Development in Guatemala,” is free and open to the public. Villagrán de León is a career diplomat with more than 25 years in the Guatemalan foreign service....

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Video: “Civility in a Fractured Society”

Oct. 11, 2010—Watch video of Jim Leach, chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities, speaking Oct. 8.   Read more >> Media Contact: Missy Pankake, (615) 322-NEWS missy.pankake@vanderbilt.edu

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Vanderbilt students create online directory to help Nashville immigrants

Sep. 30, 2010—Editor’s note: The website described in this archived article is no longer live. Updated Aug. 6, 2013 An online directory designed to help connect Nashville immigrants to resources for English instruction and other services has been launched by students at Vanderbilt University. The website went online on Sept. 30. Designed for use by agencies who...

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