This event concluded on May 27, 2020. View the original description and event recording below.
COVID-19 is amplifying a fundamental democratic mismatch: the vulnerable, often low-income and of-color, workers who are among the most affected by this pandemic have little influence over decisions — in companies and governments — about how this pandemic is managed.
Like governments around the world, America’s 574 federally recognized tribal nations are racing to protect their citizens from the coronavirus. Impacting tribes at a rate four times higher than for the US population, the pandemic is testing the limits of tribal public health infrastructures. Simultaneously, shuttered casinos and other business enterprises are crippling tribal economies. Coupled with an inefficient federal response, resources to provide critical governmental services are being rapidly depleted, intensifying the crisis.
This event concluded on May 19, 2020. View the original description and event recording below.
The hurricane that is COVID-19 is blowing through the 2020 elections. Across the board, and the aisle, election officials, election scholars, and voting rights advocates are currently working and debating how to make November a success, rather than a catastrophe. Join us for a discussion about how we can come together to both find and make real solutions to safe...
The Ash Center invites you to meet the inspiring generation organizing and advocating for the right to a healthy climate -- and reinventing democratic values and practices to be effective in times of climate change. During this event, we will hear from:
This event concluded on May 6, 2020. View the original description and event recording below.
Join us for a dynamic discussion on how organizing and social movement tactics and methods are changing in the COVID-19 era of physical distancing. Participants will learn what the priorities of social justice networks and organizations are, and how they have changed in the time of Coronavirus. We will also discuss what leaders in the field have been learning about power building in light of these changes.
Repeats every week every Friday until Fri May 01 2020 except Fri Mar 20 2020.
2:00pm to 5:00pm
All sessions will now be held virtually. There will be no additional in-person classroom sessions. Please email the class organizer for additional information on how to access future courses virtually.... Read more about Indonesian Language Class
The Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation invites you to a virtual book talk with Shabbir Cheema, Senior Fellow, Ash Center – and the principal author and editor of “Governance for Urban Services: Access, Participation, Accountability and Transparency” (Springer 2020). Jorrit de Jong, the Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative Faculty Director and Kennedy School Senior Lecturer in Public Policy and Management, will moderate.