Apr/18
Building a Checklist for Cities: What Actions are Required to Secure Progressive Urban Agendas

How can American cities protect marginalized communities while continuing to push progressive urban agendas forward?

Join a conversation with community organizers and local leaders to discuss and identify the actionable items Cambridge, Somerville, and other American cities can and should be pursuing.

The workshop will feature:

While several themes will emerge from the dialogue, likely topics of discussion include fair labor practices and the concept of sanctuary restaurants, protecting and empowering immigrant communities, and civic engagement with the policy process.

This session is part of the MIT Day of Action, a day of free teach-ins and workshops devoted to engaging with current political, economic and social challenges. Light refreshments will be provided.