Guest speakers and organizers Bob Terrell and Khalida Smalls talked inspirations, challenges, and hopes for the future.
Post adapted from UEP Senior Lecturer and Director of Community Practice Penn Loh’s personal blog. See original post here. On Saturday April 28, the Solidarity Economy Initiative hosted “Learning… Read More »Boston Learns from Jackson, Mississippi
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
On Wednesday, September 20th, Grassroots International hosted a reading and panel discussion with authors of a new book from Food First, entitled Land Justice: Re-imagining Land, Food, and the Commons in the United States. Held at the Tufts Health Sciences Campus, the event was co-sponsored in part by the Tufts Urban and Environmental Planning and Policy (UEP) program, Friedman Justice League, and Friedman Student Council. Current UEP/AFE dual degree student Kathleen Nay reflects on what she learned.
The following post was written by UEP student Tom Nash. Sunshine Week, a nationally celebrated government transparency event held around James Madison’s birthday, usually serves… Read More »Sunshine Week offers lessons in government transparency
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
Each spring, UEP’s first year MA students work on teams for the entire semester on projects with real-world partners through the Field Projects course. This… Read More »UEP Students Complete 9 Field Projects in Spring 2016
I attended the Geography 2050 Conference of the American Geographical Society on Thursday and Friday November 19th and 20th in New York City as an… Read More »UEP/Friedman Student Tessa Salzman Reflects on Geography 2050 Conference