Welcome to Boston SSN

Video Recording

Discussion on Massachusetts Fair Share Amendment

Opinion

Gov. Healey’s opportunity to drive transformative change

About the chapter

Boston SSN brings together scholars from a broad range of policy fields at Harvard, MIT, the University of Massachusetts Boston, Tufts, and other Boston area universities. Members are particularly interested in strategies to address rising economic inequality, strengthen the integrity of American democracy, and ensure the successful implementation of health care reform. Other interests include the challenges faced by low-income mothers, the consequences of the prison boom, environmental policy, immigration policy, and school reform.

Leaders
  • Race & Ethnicity
  • Gender & Sexuality
  • Civic Engagement
  • Inequality
  • Housing
Salem State University
  • Civic Engagement
Fitchburg State University
  • Colleges & Universities
  • Race & Ethnicity
  • Education
Tufts University
Members
  • Gender & Sexuality
  • Public Health
Brown University
  • Civic Engagement
  • Democracy & Governance
University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • Children & Families
  • Gender & Sexuality
  • Inequality
  • Labor
University of Massachusetts Boston
  • Environment & Energy
Harvard University
  • Democracy & Governance
  • Science & Technology
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Brookings Institution
  • Media & Public Opinion
  • Civic Engagement
  • Environment & Energy
Harvard University
  • Inequality
  • Race & Ethnicity
  • Gender & Sexuality
  • Public Health
  • Children & Families
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
  • Race & Ethnicity
  • Health Care
  • Public Health
University of Massachusetts Boston
  • Education
  • Economy
  • Children & Families
University of Massachusetts Boston
  • Race & Ethnicity
Harvard University
  • Economy
  • Gender & Sexuality
University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • Economy
  • Foreign Policy & Security
Northeastern University

Latest Contributions

Op-Ed: Abortion Ban ‘Exceptions’ Cannot Protect Life

  • Jocelyn Viterna

Could a Truth Commission Unite America

  • Gloria Ayee

The Change Higher Education Needs Today

  • Irene Mata
  • M. Gabriela Torres
  • Melva Trevino

If Abortion Is Banned in Ohio, Seekers Would Have To Drive 157 to 269 Miles

  • Payal Chakraborty
  • Danielle Bessett

Latest in the News

"What Could Chill Heat Pumps," Joan Fitzgerald, The American Prospect, January 31, 2023.
"The Transparency Problem in Corporate Philanthropy," Patricia A. Banks, MIT Sloan Management Review, December 19, 2022.
"Boston, State Must Act on Home Heating Changes," Joan Fitzgerald, Opinion, The Boston Globe, November 30, 2022.
"The World Population Hit 8 Billion-With a Peak in Sight. What Lessons Does That Have for Climate Change?," Elizabeth Fussell (with Margaret E. Greene), Opinion, The Los Angeles Times, November 20, 2022.

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