2021

2021 Nov 09

Transforming Boston: A Black and Brown Justice Agenda for the New Mayor

5:00pm

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Virtual event, registration required

What will Boston's historic mayoral election mean for Boston's Black and Brown communities? While the election of the first woman mayor is a watershed moment for Boston, will the next mayor deliver the equity and justice that Black and Brown communities have waited decades for?

Join the Ash Center, Carr Center for Human Rights Policy, Center for Public Leadership, FXB Center for Health and Human Rights, and the Rappaport Institute for Greater Boston for the second of two sessions focusing on the urgent issues - from education and housing to economic development and communal...

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2021 Nov 12

Truly at Home? Perceived Belonging and Latino Political Participation

12:00pm to 1:30pm

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Virtual event, registration required

How do perceptions of belonging or lack of belonging to American society influence political interest and political engagement? To date, there have been few inquiries that systematically investigate notions of perceived belonging to U.S. society and the political ramifications of these predispositions. This project addresses this puzzle and investigates how a sense of...

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2021 Oct 29

Enfranchisement and Incarceration after the 1965 Voting Rights Act

12:00pm to 1:30pm

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Virtual event, registration required

As part of the American Political Speakers Series, Professor Adriane Fresh of Duke University will present her recent scholarship examining how The 1965 Voting Rights Act (VRA) sought to fundamentally change the distribution of electoral power in the U.S. South. She will examine the consequences of this mass enfranchisement of Black people for the use of the carceral state---police, the courts, and the...

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