Dr. Manuel Pastor

Dr. Manuel Pastor is a Distinguished Professor of Sociology and American Studies & Ethnicity at the University of Southern California. He currently directs the Equity Research Institute at USC. Pastor holds an economics Ph.D. from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and is the inaugural holder of the Turpanjian Chair in Civil Society and Social Change at USC.

Pastor’s research has generally focused on issues of the economic, environmental and social conditions facing low-income urban communities – and the social movements seeking to change those realities.

Events with Dr. Manuel Pastor

Solidarity Economics: Our Economy, Our Movement
September 8 - 11, 2024

Reimagining our economy for the benefit of all A Fall Gathering & Dialogue Workshop Sunday, September 8th  – Wednesday, September 11th, 2024 Please register by September 1st 11:59PM Pacific   Join us this September for an interactive workshop dialogue with Chris Benner and Manuel Pastor with the goal to have us reflect, share, and learn ways to cultivate solidarity in our economy and to popularize that story to build a mass movement for justice.   As we quickly approach those 2024 elections, it is clear that we are in desperate need of a collective narrative that bridges many of our issues…

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