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Join us in welcoming the Rappaport Institute of Greater Boston 2024 Public Policy Fellows!


Read a Boston Globe article on the Rappaport Institute's Chelsea Eats research paper. 


Read an op-ed from Rappaport Institute Visiting Fellow Danielle Cerny on how the next governor of Massachusetts can make progress on the state's housing challenge through strong state-local partnerships. 


Read a Q&A with our 2022 Urban Scholars State Rep. Tram Nguyen and City of Boston's Carol Leon. 


Read our press release announcing the 2022 Rappaport Urban Scholars. 


New research released by the Rappaport Institute indicates a policy from former DA Rachael Rollins of Suffolk County, MA, to limit her office’s prosecution of nonviolent misdemeanor offenses significantly reduced prosecution rates in those cases with no increase in recidivism.


Justin de Benedictis-Kessner joined HKS in 2020 to bring more of this policy-oriented research into his teaching. His inaugural experiential learning class pairs cities with student teams to tackle real-world policy issues

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