2017

Connecticut Green Bank Awarded Harvard's 2017 Innovations in American Government Award

Connecticut Green Bank Awarded Harvard's 2017 Innovations in American Government Award

July 12, 2017

Cambridge, MA – The Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation, a leading research center at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, today named the Connecticut Green Bank the winner of the 2017 Innovations in American Government Award. The award, including a $100,000 grand prize to support the replication and dissemination of the initiative, will be presented at a ceremony in Hartford, Conn., later this summer. ... Read more about Connecticut Green Bank Awarded Harvard's 2017 Innovations in American Government Award

Innovations in American Government Awards

California’s Citizens Redistricting Commission Awarded Top 2017 Harvard Public Engagement in Government Award

July 6, 2017

Cambridge, MA – The Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation, a leading research center at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, today announced the California Citizens Redistricting Commission as the winner of the 2017 Roy and Lila Ash Innovation Award for Public Engagement in Government. The $100,000 grand prize to support the replication and dissemination of the initiative will be presented at a ceremony in Washington, DC, later this month.... Read more about California’s Citizens Redistricting Commission Awarded Top 2017 Harvard Public Engagement in Government Award

2017 Jul 21

Lunch Discussion & Innovation Award Ceremony with the California Citizens Redistricting Commission

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

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 Center...

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Kate O'Gorman

Meet the 2017 Martha H. Mauzy Award Winner

June 27, 2017

Kate O'Gorman, MPA '17, inaugural democratic governance award-winner, is passionate about improved policy implementation and her local government.

Like many of her fellow HKS graduates, Kate O’Gorman is saying her last goodbyes to Cambridge and the Harvard campus after having just completed her Master in Public Administration (MPA). This commencement season has been a busy one for O’Gorman who in addition to her newly minted master’s degree was also the inaugural recipient of the Ash Center’s Martha H. Mauzy Award for Advancement of Democratic Governance.... Read more about Meet the 2017 Martha H. Mauzy Award Winner

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