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Myra Kraft Open Classroom: Racial Disparities, Resilience, and Opportunity

December 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Current City of Boston governmental policies are contributing to transforming our region of changing demographics, new economic realities, and varying expectations of social justice. What are these new policies and how will they likely impact Boston’s quality of life in 2030? Who is setting these policies? How are diverse communities engaged in this process, and what are the metrics of success? What has been learned and changed over the past few years, and how do Washington’s new urban priorities affect city and regional policy-making?

Speakers:

Atyia Martin, Chief Resilience Officer, City of Boston

Jennie Stephens, Dean’s Professor of Sustainability Science and Policy, Northeastern University

Jack McDevitt, Associate Dean for Research, College of Social Sciences and Humanities; Director, Institute on Race and Justice

Richard L. O’Bryant, Advisory Board Member, Humanities Center; Director, John D. O’Bryant African American Institute, Northeastern University


Free and open to the public

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