2020

A sign that reads "dangerous building" hangs outside a home in Chelsea Massachusetts

At the Center of the Outbreak

May 7, 2020

The Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation sat down with Katharine Robb, a postdoctoral research fellow at the center’s Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative where she has been conducting research on housing and health in Chelsea, Mass. This densely populated city adjacent to Boston has seen some of the worst COVID-19 infection rates in the state. Robb completed her doctorate in public health degree at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in 2019.

2020 May 13

How Youth Driven Climate Litigation Sustains Democracy: Perspectives from the US and Europe

12:00pm to 1:00pm

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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: 

  • Phil Gregory, Attorney (California)
  • ...
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2020 May 19

Voting In the Time of COVID-19: Can We Make It Work?

Registration Closed 12:00pm to 1:15pm

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...

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2020 May 06

Fighting for Social Justice in a Pandemic

Registration Closed 1:00pm to 2:00pm

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.

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