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BARI’s annual conference is a unique forum for greater Boston’s civic data ecosystem—spanning the public sector, private sector, non-profits, community leaders, and academia—to explore how data and technology can be used to better understand and serve our communities. “Smart cities” was a topic of focus. Smart cities should be about more than just efficiency and fancy new tools; it is about partnering across institutions and communities to collaboratively transform all of our cities and towns into the places we want them to be.
This panel focused on “Making Housing in Greater Boston Work for Everyone.” This was part of the Boston Area Research Initiative (BARI)’s annual conference, a unique forum for greater Boston’s civic data ecosystem—spanning the public sector, private sector, non-profits, community leaders, and academia—to explore how data and technology can be used to better understand and serve our communities.
The ongoing pandemic is testing the quality of governance in countries around the globe and raising questions about the role of elected officials in serving community goals. Crises can serve as opportunities for positive social change, but also entail risks around security and social turmoil, geopolitics, human rights, rule of law, inequalities and food security, among others. They also set apart great leaders, from average ones. Join Northeastern for a special series on the impact of COVID-19 around the world. We will leverage our global network to explore risks, challenges and good practices for preparedness, responsiveness, effectiveness and responsibility in dealing with the public health and economic crisis, and what the future holds in a post-pandemic world.
Join us as Marguerite Krupp, LA’67 and NU@Noon Committee Member tells the tales of Boston Harbor. As a Boston Harbor Islands volunteer and storyteller Marguerite will talk about the stories of the Boston Harbor Islands and guide you on a visual and historical tour of the four currently active lighthouses in the Boston Harbor Islands […]
Northeastern’s School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs and Global Resilience Institute hosted a conversation about mobilizing for a better future for all. Massive societal disruption has required us to reconsider many things, including how we prepare for the climate crisis and how we address growing inequities and disparities. In connection with Earth Day 2020’s 50-year celebration of activism, this panel reflected on integrating climate action and social justice into this transformative time.
Northeastern University is a true symbol of revolution. From its humble beginnings in the classrooms of the YMCA Boston to acquiring the archival Massachusetts Horticultural Hall earlier this year, Northeastern has grown not only in campus size but into a leading institution in Boston and beyond. This virtual tour will explore the Boston campus’ landmarks – still standing and recorded – that led to the campus today.
Do medication errors occur in your schools? (Yes, humans are not perfect.) Does your school/district use a process to reduce risk of errors? In this webinar, presented by the Northeastern University School Health Academy, leaders discussed best practices to this challenging topic.