Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2172, 45 Independence Ave SW, Washington, DC 20515
**Please note, the room for this event has changed. The event will be held in Room 2172 of the Rayburn House Office Building**
Join us in Washington, DC for a special lunch conversation on redistricting reform featuring members of the California Citizens Redistricting Commission, the winner of this year's Roy and Lila Ash Innovations Award for Public Engagement in Government. The event will feature remarks by Professor Archon Fung of Harvard Kennedy School and Michael Li, Senior Counsel at the Brennan
Public Contract Office, 1725 I Street NW, Suite 100, Washington DC
Join the Ash Center and the HKS DC Alumni Council for a discussion with leading minds in policy, politics, and academia to debate the opportunities and challenges for Black Americans in today's America.
Tickets are $19 and include drinks reception with hors d'oeuvres. HKS alumni and their guests are welcome. The event is the next installment of the Ash Center's Race
Ash Center foyer, 124 Mt Auburn Street, Suite 200N, Cambridge
Join the Ash Center for a discussion on the U.S., China, and the Future of the Korean Peninsula with Dr. Jin Park, a Public Policy Scholar in residence at the Woodrow Wilson Center and former member of the Korean National Assembly. Dr Park will be introduced by HKS graduate Julia Lee, a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Center for Positive Organizations at the University of Michigan's Ross School of Business. Ash Center Director Tony Saich will serve as respondent, and Ash Center China Programs Director Edward Cunningham will moderate.
JFK Jr. Forum, HKS, 79 John F. Kennedy St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Government Works: We'll Show You How
Join us to watch each of the finalist programs for the Innovations in American Government Awards make a presentation to the Innovations National Selection Committee in the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum at the Harvard Kennedy School.
The Innovations in American Government Awards program is a significant force in recognizing and promoting excellence and creativity in the public sector. Through its awards competition, the program provides concrete evidence that government can work to improve the quality of life for citizens and
Ash Center Foyer, 124 Mt. Auburn St., Suite 200-North, Cambridge MA 02138
Join us for a series of high-energy, fast-paced Ignite talks featuring the Ash Center’s Technology and Democracy Fellows, HKS students and staff, and Gordon McKay Professor of the Practice of Computer Science Jim Waldo. Academic Dean Archon Fung will introduce the evening and Director of Digital HKS and Lecturer in Public Policy David Eaves will emcee.
A reception to celebrate technology and democracy programs and research at HKS will follow the talks.Come eat, drink, and explore the promises and pitfalls of
Join Ash Center faculty affiliate and HKS Associate Professor of Public Policy Leah Wright Rigueur for an exclusive screening of National Geographic Documentary Films’ LA 92, which looks back at the riots that followed the acquittal of the four L.A. police officers charged with beating Rodney King 25 years ago. Following the screening, Professor Wright Rigueur will moderate an audience discussion on historical and political themes presented in the film. LaGina Gause, Ash Center Democracy Postdoctoral Fellow, and Treva Lindsey, Associate Professor of Women’s, Gender
CGIS South, Tsai Auditorium (S010) 1730 Cambridge St Cambridge, MA 02138
The Asia-related centers at Harvard University continue our new “Trump and Asia” series with a look at international business and trade between the U.S. and Asia.
William Kirby: T. M. Chang Professor of China Studies; Spangler Family Professor of Business Administration; Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor; Director of the Harvard China Fund; former Director of the Fairbank Center
The Ash Center is proud cosponsor We the People/Hack for Democracy, a hackathon presented by the MIT GOV/LAB to demonstrate the organizers's deep commitment to core American (and human) values of fairness, equality, and openness. In this one day hackathon, creative and compassionate people from across MIT and the Boston area will come together to tackle the immediate challenges U.S. organizations are now facing to safeguard these values. Sign up to help organizations like the ACLU and Let America Vote solve some of their technical challenges. Registration information can be found here. Read more about We the People / Hack for Democracy