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Closing the Gaps in a Just City: Addressing Racial and Economic Inequalities in Greater Boston-Transportation

“Closing the Gaps in a Just City” will bring together researchers, policy-makers, and community-based stake-holders to share examples of initiatives that address economic and racial inequalities in Greater Boston. The Friday, Oct. 19, forum focuses on transportation equity. Our discussions will engage diverse participants in addressing complex urban problems, and assist in building just, sustainable, and resilient communities.

Schedule and Speakers:

Introduction – 9:00 – 9:10 AM

  • Ted Landsmark, Director, Kitty and Michael Dukakis Center for Urban and Regional Policy, Northeastern University
  • Jennie Stephens, Director, School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs, Northeastern University

Session I – 9:10 AM – 10:10 AM

Setting an Agenda for Transportation Equity

Session II – 10:20 AM – 11:20 AM

Data, Justice, and Community Impacts

Session III – 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Bringing Justice Home

Introduction by Uta Poiger, Dean, College of Social Sciences and Humanities, Northeastern University

Lunch and Closing Remarks – 12:30 -2:00 PM

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Friday, October 19, 2018 at 8:45am to 2:00pm


Raytheon Amphitheater 120 Forsyth St., Boston, MA, 02115

Event Type

Seminar

Departments

CSSH, The School of Public Policy & Urban Affairs, College of Social Sciences and Humanities, Master Calendar

Website

https://www.northeastern.edu/csshrese...

Sponsoring Organization

Dukakis Center for Urban and Regional Policy; School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs

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