Guest speakers and organizers Bob Terrell and Khalida Smalls talked inspirations, challenges, and hopes for the future.
UEP Student Panel on Policy and Planning for Immigrant Communities Digs Deep Into Personal and Professional Stories
Immigration has come to the forefront of our national dialogue as policymakers weigh decisions that may upend and jeopardize the lives of millions of people… Read More »UEP Student Panel on Policy and Planning for Immigrant Communities Digs Deep Into Personal and Professional Stories
The federal government is failing the poor, said John Barros, and this is a time to rethink what is happening on the local level. “We… Read More »BARROS: As social safety nets erode, local entities need to step up
The following piece was submitted by Tufts undergraduate student Sika Gadzanku. At its core, Climate Justice is a social justice and human rights issue. Climate Justice is… Read More »Climate change cannot be separated from social justice, panel says
Public participation in planning cities is often a messy and imperfect process. But when conflict and consensus are allowed in this process it is exciting… Read More »UEP Colloquium: Speaker asks, who shapes the city and how?
Feminist geographer, consultant, and former Brunel University professor Susan Buckingham visited UEP’s weekly colloquium yesterday to present her work on the links between gender and environmental… Read More »Susan Buckingham: Why Climate Change Is a Gendered Issue
The Case of Indiana Humanities UEP’s weekly colloquium was visited this by Felicia Sullivan, senior researcher at the Center for Information Research on Civic Learning… Read More »Felicia Sullivan: Social Network Analysis as an Evaluation Tool
Huma Gupta from the MIT School of Architecture and Alyssa Bryson from MIT CoLab presented their research at last week’s UEP Colloquium. Gupta, who worked on… Read More »Community Development in a Comparative Framework: Colombia & Afghanistan
On the kickoff event of UEP’s spring colloquium series, Ken Reardon, professor of Urban Planning and Community Development at UMass Boston gave a compelling talk… Read More »UEP Colloquium: Disaster Planning in New Orleans Lower 9th Ward