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January 2019

The Gentrification Crisis in Boston: Community Lawyering as an Answer

January 10, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Pound Hall 100 Cahill Classroom

Join Project No One Leaves and City Life / Vida Urbana for a discussion focusing on the challenges facing Boston and its vulnerable residents. Non-pizza lunch provided.

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February 2019

Cass Sunstein Book Talk: “On Freedom”

February 27, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 2019 Milstein West AB

“In this pathbreaking book, New York Times bestselling author Cass Sunstein asks us to rethink freedom. He shows that freedom of choice isn’t nearly enough. To be free, we must also be able to navigate life. People often need something like a GPS device to help them get where they want to go—whether the issue involves health, money, jobs, children, or relationships.

In both rich and poor countries, citizens often have no idea how to get to their desired destination.…

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March 2019

Children & Migration Series: Keynote Speaker

March 25, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
WCC 2036 Milstein East A
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April 2019

Cass Sunstein Book Talk: “How Change Happens”

April 10, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 2019 Milstein West AB

“The different ways that social change happens, from unleashing to nudging to social cascades. How does social change happen? When do social movements take off? Sexual harassment was once something that women had to endure; now a movement has risen up against it. White nationalist sentiments, on the other hand, were largely kept out of mainstream discourse; now there is no shortage of media outlets for them. In this book, with the help of behavioral economics, psychology, and other…

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Michael Stein Book Talk: “The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: A Commentary”

April 18, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 2036 Milstein East B

“This treatise is a detailed article-by-article examination of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD). Each article of the CRPD contains a methodical analysis of the preparatory works, followed by an exhaustive examination of the contents of each article based on case law and concluding observations from the CRPD Committee, judgments from national and international courts and tribunals, pertinent UN and other reports, and literature on the topic in question.

Although primarily addressed to…

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