2017

2017 Apr 04

Organizing for Health: People, Power and Change

6:00pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

Joesph B. Martin Center, 77 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston

You're invited to a special event on Tuesday, April 4. In collaboration with Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Dental Medicine, The Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health will welcome Dr. Marshall Ganz, Senior Lecturer in Public Policy, HKS, to present on Organizing for Health: People, Power and Change.

This event will be hosted by Harvard Chan Dean Michelle Williams, HMS Dean George Daley, and HSDM Dean Bruce Donoff.

Maya Sen

The Political Science Perspective: Judge Neil Gorsuch & the Supreme Court of the United States

March 20, 2017

A Q&A with Maya Sen

With Congress set to kick off confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch, the Ash Center sat down with Maya Sen, Assistant Professor of Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School. Sen’s research interests include the American legal system and politics. She is the author of several recent papers on political ideology and politicization in the judiciary.

Teresa Acuna

From Sacramento to DC, For Teresa Acuña, Roy and Lila Ash Fellow, Community Always on Her Mind

March 20, 2017

President Obama’s unprecedented decision to commute the sentences of nearly 1,500 federal inmates incarcerated on low-level drug offenses has given a second chance to those on the receiving end of disproportionate sentences handed down at the height of the war on drugs and allowed them and their families to begin the process of rebuilding their lives. For Teresa Acuñamid-career MPA 2017 and the Roy and Lila Ash Fellow at the Ash Center, her experience as a legislative aide and advocate would intersect in an intensely personal manner with President Obama’s efforts to undo some of the social damage wrought by this decades-long war on drugs.  

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