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Boston's Approach to Housing Innovation

Thursday, February 13 at 12:00 p.m.
L-332, Deland Room, 3rd Floor of the Littauer Building

Sheila Dillon, Chief of Housing and Director of Neighborhood Development, City of Boston

Taylor Cain, Director of the Housing Innovation Lab

Join the City + Local PIC, in partnership with the Joint Center for Housing Studies and the Rappaport Center for Greater Boston for a conversation with Sheila Dillon and Taylor Cain to discuss how Boston is focusing on housing.

This event is co-sponsored by the City + Local PIC, the Joint Center for Housing Studies, and the Rappaport Institute for Greater Boston.

 

Racial Diversity in the Teacher Pipeline
Wednesday, February 26 from 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.

Bell Hall, 5th floor of the Belfer Building, Corner of JFK and Eliot Streets

Melanie Rucinski, Doctoral Student, Harvard Kennedy School
Joshua Goodman, Associate Professor of Economics, Brandeis University

Katherine Craven, CAO and CFO, Babson University and Chair, Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education

Ventura Rodriguez, Senior Associate Commissioner, Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Moderated by Martin West, Deputy Director, Program on Education Policy and Governance, Harvard Kennedy School

Policymakers have developed an interest in how to make the teaching profession better reflect the increasingly diverse student body of US schools. At this event we will discuss racial diversity at various stages of Massachusetts' teacher development pipeline and hear from representatives from the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education about their experiences and efforts to increase racial diversity in Massachusetts.

This event is cosponsored by the Rappaport Institute for Greater Boston, Harvard Kennedy School's Program on Education Policy and Governance, and the Taubman Center for State and Local Government.