2019

2019 Sep 27

Ash Community Speaker Series -- Becoming a Data-Driven City: Translating Ideas into Practice

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Ash Center Foyer, 124 Mount Auburn St., Floor 2, Suite 200N

Join Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative’s summer fellows Joanna Bell, Lisa Setrakian, and Nicolas Diaz, for a conversation about their work with cities and city officials seeking to integrate data into their decision-making and operations. Santa Fe, Durham, and Sioux Falls have different levels of data maturity but they all seek to use data to improve outcomes for challenges that range from inclusive economic development to fire prevention. The group will discuss strategies for cities to become more data-oriented, to effectively work across silos, and to lay the groundwork for...

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2019 Nov 07

Deliberative Democracy and Transforming Urban Policy Design in Buenos Aires

4:15pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Ash Center Foyer, 124 Mount Auburn St., Floor 2, Suite 200N

The case of Buenos Aires's Socio-Urban Integration Plan: How deliberative democracy is transforming urban policy design in Latin America's most ambitious slum upgrading program

In recent years, Buenos Aires City Government has set out to become a more inclusive and sustainable city, with a priority of serving the city's most vulnerable populations. The Housing Authority of the City of Buenos Aires has designed an innovative Socio-Urban Integration Plan which makes focus in the process by seeking to involve the relevant actors in the decision making of the slum...

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2019 Dec 03

Study Group -- A Democracy Agenda: Conversations with Leaders in the Field [Session Five]

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

124 Mt Auburn St, Suite 160S, Room 105

Join Miles Rapoport, Senior Practice Fellow in American Democracy, and Tova Wang, Ash Center Democracy Fellow, for the final session of a five-part study group which will examine various aspects of the burgeoning democracy reform movement sweeping through states across the country. Throughout the semester, leading advocates, organizers and scholars on voting rights, social movements, and structural election reform will share their unique experiences and perspectives. The group will discuss democracy reform campaigns, lessons learned, and the...

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2019 Nov 12

Study Group -- A Democracy Agenda: Conversations with Leaders in the Field [Session Four]

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

124 Mt Auburn St., Suite 100N, Room 106

Join Miles Rapoport, Senior Practice Fellow in American Democracy, and Tova Wang, Ash Center Democracy Fellow, for the fourth session of a five-part study group which will examine various aspects of the burgeoning democracy reform movement sweeping through states across the country. Throughout the semester, leading advocates, organizers and scholars on voting rights, social movements, and structural election reform will share their unique experiences and perspectives. The group will discuss democracy reform campaigns, lessons learned, and...

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2019 Oct 29

Study Group -- A Democracy Agenda: Conversations with Leaders in the Field [Session Three]

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

124 Mt Auburn St., Suite 100N, Room 106

Join Miles Rapoport, Senior Practice Fellow in American Democracy, and Tova Wang, Ash Center Democracy Fellow, for the third session of a five-part study group which will examine various aspects of the burgeoning democracy reform movement sweeping through states across the country. Throughout the semester, leading advocates, organizers and scholars on voting rights, social movements, and structural election reform will share their unique experiences and perspectives. The group will discuss democracy reform campaigns, lessons learned, and the...

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2019 Oct 08

Study Group -- A Democracy Agenda: Conversations with Leaders in the Field [Session Two]

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

124 Mt Auburn St., Suite 200N, Room 226

Join Miles Rapoport, Senior Practice Fellow in American Democracy, and Tova Wang, Ash Center Democracy Fellow, for the second session of a five-part study group which will examine various aspects of the burgeoning democracy reform movement sweeping through states across the country. Throughout the semester, leading advocates, organizers and scholars on voting rights, social movements, and structural election reform will share their unique experiences and perspectives. The group will discuss democracy reform campaigns, lessons learned, and the...

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2019 Oct 01

Study Group -- A Democracy Agenda: Conversations with Leaders in the Field [Session One]

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

124 Mt Auburn St, Suite 160S, Room 105

Join Miles Rapoport, Senior Practice Fellow in American Democracy, and Tova Wang, Ash Center Democracy Fellow, for the first session of a five-part study group which will examine various aspects of the burgeoning democracy reform movement sweeping through states across the country. Throughout the semester, leading advocates, organizers and scholars on voting rights, social movements, and structural election reform will share their unique experiences and perspectives. The group will discuss democracy reform campaigns, lessons learned, and the...

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