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The Smart, Equitable Commonwealth

BARI is an interuniversity research partnership of Northeastern University and Harvard University in conjunction with the City of Boston.

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Closing Keynote: What Cities and Towns Need Now

Welcome to the final panel of the Boston Area Research Initiative's 2020 Conference, The Smart, Equitable Commonwealth: Co-Creating the Society We Want. Week 14's closing keynote panel was called What Cities and Towns Need Now.The panel was moderated by Sid Espinosa, Director of Philanthropy and Civic Engagement at Microsoft and the former Mayor of Palo Alto, California. Our panelists were:Mayor Martin J. Walsh, BostonMayor Dan Rivera, LawrenceMayor Yvonne M. Spicer, FraminghamTown Manager Steve Bartha, DanversMarc Draisen, Executive Director, Metropolitan Area Planning CouncilThank you for listening to BARI's 2020 Conference podcast! We'll see you next year for the 2021 Conference.

1hr 9mins

7 Aug 2020

Rank #1

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Week 13: Pollution Across Communities and Places

Welcome to the Boston Area Research Initiative's 2020 Conference, The Smart, Equitable Commonwealth: Co-Creating the Society We Want. Week 13's panel was called Pollution Across Communities and Places.The panel was moderated by Paulina Muratore, of the Union of Concerned Scientists. Our panelists were:Lily Perkins-High, Metropolitan Area Planning CouncilEdgar Castro, Northeastern UniversityMatthew Raifman, Boston UniversityCatherine L. Connolly, Boston UniversityPodcast versions of these panels will be released the Friday following the panel. Subscribe today to keep up with the BARI conference throughout Summer, 2020!You can register to attend the online conference sessions live by visiting bit.ly/BARI2020

1hr 4mins

31 Jul 2020

Rank #2

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Week 12: Two Bostons

Welcome to the Boston Area Research Initiative's 2020 Conference, The Smart, Equitable Commonwealth: Co-Creating the Society We Want. Week 12's panel was called Two Bostons.The panel was moderated by Ted Landsmark, Director of the Kitty and Michael Dukakis Center for Urban and Regional Policy at Northeastern University. Our panelists were:Madeleine Daepp, Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyEsteban Moro, Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyJohnna S. Murphy, Boston Public Health CommissionJason Ewas, City of BostonPodcast versions of these panels will be released the Friday following the panel. Subscribe today to keep up with the BARI conference throughout Summer, 2020!You can register to attend the online conference sessions live by visiting bit.ly/BARI2020

56mins

24 Jul 2020

Rank #3

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Week 11: Solving Boston's Traffic Crisis

Welcome to the Boston Area Research Initiative's 2020 Conference, The Smart, Equitable Commonwealth: Co-Creating the Society We Want. Week 11's panel was called Solving Boston's Traffic Crisis.The panel was moderated by Adam Vaccaro, Reporter on Transportation and Infrastructure, Boston Globe. Our panelists were:Yifan Lu, City of Boston Mayor’s Office of New Urban MechanicsPhilip Groth, MBTAJulianna Horiuchi, MBTAConor Gately, MAPCPodcast versions of these panels will be released the Friday following the panel. Subscribe today to keep up with the BARI conference throughout Summer, 2020!You can register to attend the online conference sessions live by visiting bit.ly/BARI2020

1hr 6mins

17 Jul 2020

Rank #4

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Week 10: Equity in Education

Welcome to the Boston Area Research Initiative's 2020 Conference, The Smart, Equitable Commonwealth: Co-Creating the Society We Want. Week 10's panel was called Equity in Education.The panel was moderated by Ross Wilson, Executive Director of the Shah Family Foundation. Our panelists were:Ryan Flynn, Massachusetts Business Alliance for EducationLatoya Gayle, Boston School FinderPeter Ciurczak, Boston Indicators, The Boston FoundationPodcast versions of these panels will be released the Friday following the panel. Subscribe today to keep up with the BARI conference throughout Summer, 2020!You can register to attend the online conference sessions live by visiting bit.ly/BARI2020

1hr 4mins

3 Jul 2020

Rank #5

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Week 9: Leveraging the 2020 Census Equitably

Welcome to the Boston Area Research Initiative's 2020 Conference, The Smart, Equitable Commonwealth: Co-Creating the Society We Want. Week 9's panel was called Leveraging the 2020 Census Equitably.The panel was moderated by Beth Huang, Director of Mass Voter Table. Our panelists were:Clemens Noelke, Research Director, Institute for Child, Youth and Family Policy, Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis UniversityCliff Cook, Senior Planning Information Manager, City of Cambridge Community Development DepartmentNancy Krieger, PhD, Professor of Social Epidemiology, American Cancer Society Clinical Research Professor, Department of Social and Behavior Sciences, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public HealthPodcast versions of these panels will be released the Friday following the panel. Subscribe today to keep up with the BARI conference throughout Summer, 2020!You can register to attend the online conference sessions live by visiting bit.ly/BARI2020

52mins

26 Jun 2020

Rank #6

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Week 8: Supporting Greater Boston's Youth

Welcome to the Boston Area Research Initiative's 2020 Conference, The Smart, Equitable Commonwealth: Co-Creating the Society We Want. Week 8's panel was called Supporting Greater Boston's Youth.The panel was moderated by Tom Crohan, Vice President & Counsel, Corporate Responsibility & Government Relations, at John Hancock. Our panelists were:Jennifer Greif Green, Boston UniversityJill Battal, Boston Public SchoolsFernanda Q. Campbell, Boston Opportunity AgendaNyal Fuentes, Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary EducationPodcast versions of these panels will be released the Friday following the panel. Subscribe today to keep up with the BARI conference throughout Summer, 2020!You can register to attend the online conference sessions live by visiting bit.ly/BARI2020

1hr 3mins

19 Jun 2020

Rank #7

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Week 7: Making Housing in Greater Boston Work for Everyone

Welcome to the Boston Area Research Initiative's 2020 Conference, The Smart, Equitable Commonwealth: Co-Creating the Society We Want. Week 7's panel was called Strengthening the Commonwealth through Cross-Municipal Collaboration.The panel was moderated by Luc Schuster, Director of Boston Indicators at The Boston Foundation. Our panelists were:Tim Reardon, Metropolitan Area Planning CouncilTom Hopper, Massachusetts Housing PartnershipSoojin Conover, Vital Village Network at Boston Medical CenterNicholas J. Henninger, Boston UniversityPodcast versions of these panels will be released the Friday following the panel. Subscribe today to keep up with the BARI conference throughout Summer, 2020!You can register to attend the online conference sessions live by visiting bit.ly/BARI2020

59mins

12 Jun 2020

Rank #8

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Week 6: Strengthening the Commonwealth through Cross-Municipal Collaboration

Welcome to the Boston Area Research Initiative's 2020 Conference, The Smart, Equitable Commonwealth: Co-Creating the Society We Want. Week 6's panel was called Strengthening the Commonwealth through Cross-Municipal Collaboration.The panel was moderated by Ben Levine, Executive Director of the Metrolab Network. Our panelists were:Michael Ward, University of Massachusetts, BostonMin Ma, MXM ConsultingEmily Robbins, Boston UniversityPodcast versions of these panels will be released the Friday following the panel. Subscribe today to keep up with the BARI conference throughout Summer, 2020!You can register to attend the online conference sessions live by visiting bit.ly/BARI2020

1hr 1min

5 Jun 2020

Rank #9

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Week 5 Keynote: Boston Innovation: Past Present and Future with Paul Grogan and Friends

Welcome to the Boston Area Research Initiative's 2020 Conference, The Smart, Equitable Commonwealth: Co-Creating the Society We Want. Week 5 led off the second slate of BARI conference panels with a keynote panel called Boston Innovation: Past Present and Future with Paul Grogan and Friends.The panel was moderated by Tiziana Dearing, host of Radio Boston on WBUR. Our panelists were:Paul S. Grogan, President and CEO, The Boston FoundationMichelle Wu, Boston City Councilor, At-LargeTanisha M. Sullivan, Esq., President, NAACP Boston BranchKatharine Lusk, Co-Director, Initiative on Cities, Boston UniversityPodcast versions of these panels will be released the Friday following the panel. Subscribe today to keep up with the BARI conference throughout Summer, 2020!You can register to attend the online conference sessions live by visiting bit.ly/BARI2020

1hr 1min

29 May 2020

Rank #10