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Collaboration Between Harvard Kennedy School and Mayors Innovation Project Brings Behavioral Science to Cities

April 12, 2017

Cambridge, MA—Harvard’s Behavioral Insights Group (BIG) and the Mayors Innovation Project are launching a partnership to develop and test behavioral solutions to city problems. Working with Harvard’s team of behavioral economists, decision research scholars, and behavioral scientists, Mayors Innovation Project member cities will access innovative research and co-develop high-impact, low-cost solutions to city problems. The first cohort of six cities – Columbia SC, Tacoma WA, Golden CO, Grand Rapids MI, Burlington VT, and South Bend IN –  were selected to participate via a… Read more about Collaboration Between Harvard Kennedy School and Mayors Innovation Project Brings Behavioral Science to Cities

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2017 Gleitsman Award Honors Civil Rights Leader U.S. Representative John Lewis at Harvard Kennedy School

April 10, 2017

Cambridge, MA—The Center for Public Leadership (CPL) at Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) has named civil rights activist and U.S. Representative John Lewis (Georgia, 5th District) as this year’s recipient of the Gleitsman Citizen Activist Award. The award honors Congressman Lewis for his decades-long crusade to protect and secure human rights and civil liberties for all Americans.
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Sheila C. Johnson Fellow ImeIme Umana Named HLS editor

Sheila C. Johnson Fellow ImeIme Umana Named HLS editor

September 8, 2016

ImeIme Umana, Sheila C. Johnson Fellow (MPP '15) and current Harvard Law School student, was inducted into this year's group of Harvard Law Review editors, the most diverse in the publication's history. Read more this historically significant year for the Law Review here.