An array of initiatives across Harvard Kennedy School has advanced research, teaching, and field studies to help strengthen all facets of local governance. These projects are now spread through many of the School’s research centers, and they stretch far beyond Greater Boston, across the country, and indeed around the world.

Juan Pablo Caicedo MPA/MUP 2019 is helping to transform a historic thoroughfare in Bogotá, the Colombian capital, into a "green corridor" that incorporates clean public transit and usable green space.

Stay in touch with your classmates and peers

In this most difficult time, more than five decades of Harvard Kennedy School alumni come together to share their stories and achievements. Stay in touch by reading their classnotes. And don't forget to submit your own.

Alex S. Jones, the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and former director of HKS's Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy, is helping strengthen the School's work on journalism and democracy.

Members of the HKS community take on hard problems. Problems that do not have neat, simple answers, but are instead complex, messy, and sometimes deeply entrenched. The stories in this issue cast light on HKS’s engagement with some of the world’s hard problems.

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