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April 22, 2014 - The Tea Party and MoveOn: Finding Common Ground?  
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Joan Blades, Mark Meckler, Archon FungTuesday, April 22, 6-7 pmJohn F. Kennedy Jr. Forum79 John F. Kennedy Street, Cambridge, MATwo great American leaders representing the left and the right will come together to discuss the root problems of democratic dysfunction and possible paths forward on policy issues where there is potential for left-right common ground. More»

Joan Blades, Mark Meckler, Archon Fung
Tuesday, April 22, 6-7 pm
John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum
79 John F. Kennedy Street, Cambridge, MA
Two great American leaders representing the left and the right will come together to discuss the root problems of democratic dysfunction and possible paths forward on policy issues where there is potential for left-right common ground. More»

April 28, 2014 - Cities, Technology and Democracy Study Group Session 4: A Call to Action  
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Jorrit de Jong and Joseph A. CurtatoneMonday, April 28, 2014, 4:10-6 p.m.124 Mt. Auburn St., Suite 200-NorthIn this interactive session, Professor Jorrit de Jong and Somerville Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone will help participants develop a set of concrete recommendations for how cities like Somerville might consider the ideas and solutions discussed during the study group, from adopting or scaling tech innovations that will benefit all residents to pursuing policy goals such as tech equity and greater public engagement. More»

Jorrit de Jong and Joseph A. Curtatone
Monday, April 28, 2014, 4:10-6 p.m.
124 Mt. Auburn St., Suite 200-North
In this interactive session, Professor Jorrit de Jong and Somerville Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone will help participants develop a set of concrete recommendations for how cities like Somerville might consider the ideas and solutions discussed during the study group, from adopting or scaling tech innovations that will benefit all residents to pursuing policy goals such as tech equity and greater public engagement. More»

April 30, 2014 - Harvard University’s #Tech4Democracy Movement with Harvard innovation-lab  
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Mat Morgan, Cristina Garmendia, Seth Flaxman, Gaurav Keerthi, and Archon FungWednesday, April 30, 4:10–6:00 p.m.Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation124 Mt. Auburn Street, Suite 200-North, Cambridge, MAThe panel discussion will feature tech entrepreneurs among Harvard Kennedy School alumni and current students. Each will explain their technological innovation and its contribution to the field of democratic reform efforts and what we are learning about technology’s contributions and shortcomings to the health of democracy. The event is part of the Ash Center’s ongoing Challenges to Democracy public dialogue series. Reception to follow the panel discussion. More»

Mat Morgan, Cristina Garmendia, Seth Flaxman, Gaurav Keerthi, and Archon Fung
Wednesday, April 30, 4:10–6:00 p.m.
Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation
124 Mt. Auburn Street, Suite 200-North, Cambridge, MA
The panel discussion will feature tech entrepreneurs among Harvard Kennedy School alumni and current students. Each will explain their technological innovation and its contribution to the field of democratic reform efforts and what we are learning about technology’s contributions and shortcomings to the health of democracy. The event is part of the Ash Center’s ongoing Challenges to Democracy public dialogue series. Reception to follow the panel discussion. More»

May 1, 2014 - Crossing Boundaries: How Local Innovations in Immigrant Integration are Expanding our Notions of Democracy  
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Kamal Essaheb, Tricia Farley-Bouvier, Kica Matos, Quinton MayneThursday, May 1, 4:10-5:30 p.m.Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation124 Mt. Auburn St., Suite 200-North, Cambridge, MAThis discussion will highlight trends and salient efforts by state and local governments to promote and support the integration of immigrant communities into civic and political life. Panelists will discuss what efforts have been successful, what did not work, and what we can learn from each effort. More»

Kamal Essaheb, Tricia Farley-Bouvier, Kica Matos, Quinton Mayne
Thursday, May 1, 4:10-5:30 p.m.
Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation
124 Mt. Auburn St., Suite 200-North, Cambridge, MA
This discussion will highlight trends and salient efforts by state and local governments to promote and support the integration of immigrant communities into civic and political life. Panelists will discuss what efforts have been successful, what did not work, and what we can learn from each effort. More»

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