Free

Our City, Toward an Equitable Boston

Event Information

Share this event

Date and Time

Location

Location

Campus Center 2nd Floor Alumni Lounge

University of Massachusetts Boston

100 William Morrissey Boulevard

Boston, MA 02125

View Map

Event description

Description

Please join us for a dialogue with UMass Boston faculty, Professors Lorna Rivera, Women and Gender Studies and Director of the Mauricio Gaston Institute; Cedric Woods, Director of the Institute of New England Native American Studies; and Shirley Tang, Asian American Studies and organizational leaders across Boston, Celina Barrios-Millner, City of Boston; Leverett Wing, Commonwealth Seminar; Katrina Shaw, Freedom House; Rahsaan Hall, American Civil Liberties Union; and other guests who are focused on working with communities on equity issues. The discussion will be facilitated by special guest Meghan Irons, Boston Globe Reporter.

The fireside chat will be an opportunity to deepen the dialogue about community based partnerships, the role of the university in the greater community and how we can engage in building a more equitable Boston with integral partners.

Coffee and networking will open at 9:30am, the program will begin promptly at 10:00am.




Directions to Campus

The university is currently undertaking a number of construction and improvement projects, please allow yourself time to find your way. Here are a few tips for navigating to and around UMass Boston.

MBTA: Take the redline to UMass/JFK station and take the #1 Shuttle to the Campus Center.

Driving: If you plan to drive, we *highly* recommend parking at the Bayside Lot (200 Mt. Vernon Street) and taking the #3 shuttle which will drop you off at the Campus Center. The cost for parking at the Bayside Lot is $9.

Other lots available near campus include:

  • University Lot D (access is across from the Clark Athletic Center, adjacent to the Calf Pasture Pumping Station)
  • West Garage (includes HP spaces, EV spaces, bicycle parking, and car/vanpool parking)
  • Campus Center Garage (includes HP spaces and space for admissions guests)

Please visit https://www.umb.edu/the_university/getting_here/parking/fees for parking rates at the above lots.

To view a campus map visit: https://www.umb.edu/map



Share with friends

Date and Time

Location

Campus Center 2nd Floor Alumni Lounge

University of Massachusetts Boston

100 William Morrissey Boulevard

Boston, MA 02125

View Map

Save This Event

Event Saved