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Four things we learned about inequity in public transportation
Participants in the forum, “Closing the Gaps in a Just City,” considered ways to improve public transportation for people living in neighborhoods with limited access to reliable travel around Boston. Race is a predictor of transportation woes Change should start with...
Northeastern architecture aluma Juliet Chun strives for equity in the design profession
Learn about Juliet Chun's journey as a designer and how she founded the Girl UNinterrupted project. Juliet Chun: The mission of the project is to further enhance equity within the profession, while connecting knowledge between young designers and experienced leaders. What can...
The World in Your Cup — “The Future of Cacao & Coffee: A Summit on Sustainability and Gender Equity in Two Global Supply Chains”
When you hold a cup of coffee, you hold a world of issues in the palm of your hand. Come join this conversation inspired by coffee. Coffee service will be provided.
Career Conversation: Latinx Business Owners
Interested in launching your own business? Or stepping into a leadership role as a LatinX professional? Hear from LatinX business owners about their experiences stepping into and climbing to the top of their organization. Over lunch, learn strategies on how...
Closing the Gaps in a Just City – Addressing Racial and Economic Inequalities in Greater Boston
Director Ted Landsmark will discuss #Transportation #equity and bringing justice home at "Closing the Gaps in a Just City" at #Northeastern Don't forget to register at: https://tinyurl.com/yddd33ex 8:45 AM - 2:00 PM Event Address: Raytheon Amphitheater, 120 Forsyth St., Boston,...
Discrimination and Diversity in Science
Location: 315 Behrakis Health Sciences Center, Northeastern University Time: 12-1:30pm Light refreshments and food will be provided. Guest: Professor Hannah Rubin, assistant professor at Notre Dame Abstract: Philosophers of science and social scientists have argued that diverse perspectives,...
Northeastern employee’s decades of activism recognized by city of Boston
Charlotte Mathews-Nelson describes her decades of activism with an air of inevitability. She grew up volunteering with the NAACP. She helped usher in equitable practices in the development of Boston’s Roxbury neighborhood. She reactivated the college chapter of the NAACP...
Here’s what happened when Boston tried to assign students good schools close to home
The shortage of top-quality schools in certain Boston neighborhoods has undercut the city’s bold efforts to provide access to good schools close to home, according to a new study led by a Northeastern University-based research center. Four years ago, Boston...
The autistic, non-binary, queer, law student fighting for disability justice
Lydia X. Z. Brown is angry. A gender non-binary, queer, disabled person of color, Brown is self-described as “multiply-marginalized.” And the third-year law student at Northeastern, whose resumé of activism and pro bono disability justice work spans nearly 20 pages,...
Sexual Assault Awareness Week
From Love and Basketball to Orange is the New Black: Let’s Talk about Consent IRL Monday 3/26 6:00-7:00pm McLeod Suites 318 Curry What messages do we get about relationships, set, and consent from the media and what does that mean for...
Northeastern receives funding to aid in closing diversity gap in tech
Northeastern University has received funding from Pivotal Ventures, the executive office of Melinda Gates, to expand its Align program. Align focuses on closing the diversity gap in tech by giving students from any academic background the ability to earn a master’s...
2nd Annual Boston Talks About Racism
Register here: http://bit.ly/2ACbELm Please join in the discussion as Mayor Martin J. Walsh invites residents to talk about racism in Boston, the scars it has left, and how we acknowledge our past in order to become a more socially cohesive and...