2016

Aria Kusuma Received A Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant Award to the Harvard Kennedy School

August 22, 2016

Aria Kusuma  of Indonesia has been awarded a Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA) Program grant to serve as a teaching assistant in Indonesian and take courses at Harvard Kennedy School, Harvard University for academic year 2016-17.   While in the United States, Kusuma will share their language and culture with U.S. communities to inspire Americans to travel and study overseas, and make U.S. citizens better prepared to engage with businesses, governments, and organizations abroad.... Read more about Aria Kusuma Received A Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant Award to the Harvard Kennedy School

2016 Aug 20

Notes From the Field: Doing Time in Education with Anna Deavere Smith

Sat Aug 20 (All day) to Sat Sep 17 (All day)

Location: 

American Repertory Theater, Cambridge

The Ash Center is proud to cosponsor Notes From the Field: Doing Time in Education -- created, written, and performed by Anna Deavere Smith.

Urgent and inspiring, Notes from the Field outlines the civil rights crisis currently erupting at the intersection between America’s education system and its mass incarceration epidemic. In Act I, Anna Deavere Smith introduces the students, parents, teachers, and administrators caught in America’s "school-to-prison pipeline” through her trademark portrait performances.

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Archon Fung with Technology and Democracy Fellows

Ash Center Announces 2016-17 Technology and Democracy Fellows

August 16, 2016

Cambridge, MA— The Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at Harvard Kennedy School is pleased to announce its new cohort of Technology and Democracy Fellows—technologists committed to improving the health of American Democracy. This year’s Fellows are especially passionate about building the capacity and new tools needed by civic activists, community organizers, local government officials, and journalists who are so critical to making democracy work.

Under the direction of Archon Fung, Ford Foundation Professor of Democracy and Citizenship and...

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2016 Sep 28

#Tech4Democracy: Meet the Change Makers

4:10pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation, Suite 200N, 124 Mt Auburn Street, Cambridge

Missed the event? Hear an audio recording on the AshCast!

Please join us for a panel of Harvard Kennedy School alumni working to leverage digital technology to make governance and society more inclusive. The panel will explore the potential and pitfalls of digital technology in realizing democratic values such as participation, transparency, accountability, responsiveness, and equal representation.

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2016 Sep 12

2016 Ash Center Open House

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Ash Center, 124 Mt. Auburn St., Suite 200-North, Cambridge MA 02138

Join us at the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation’s 2016 Open House!

2016 Ash Center Open House
Photo: Ahsen Utku

Learn about the Ash Center’s research, course offerings, and programs fostering excellence in democratic governance and innovation.  ...

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