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Social Issue Talk Series: Revitalizing Southeastern Massachusetts
Tue, March 21, 2017, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM EDT
Social Innovation Forum's 2017 Social Issue Talk Series
Revitalizing Southeastern Massachusetts
Sponsoring Partner: Schrafft Charitable Trust
Guest Speaker: Michael Goodman, Professor of Public Policy and Executive Director of the Public Policy Center at UMass Dartmouth
Featured Innovator: Community Economic Development Center
Michael Goodman is Professor of Public Policy, Executive Director of the Public Policy Center, and Acting Chair of the Department of Public Policy at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. Professor Goodman joined the faculty at UMass Dartmouth in 2009 after serving for eight years as the Director of Economic and Public Policy Research at the UMass Donahue Institute. Between 2009 and 2014 he served as the Chair of the Department of Public Policy and the Graduate Program Director of the Master of Public Policy (MPP) program. A leading analyst of the Massachusetts economy, he has authored or co-authored over fifty professional publications on a wide range of public policy issues including regional economic development and housing policy as well as demographic and other applied social science research topics. An economic sociologist, Professor Goodman is a three time past president of the New England Economic Partnership, a nonprofit organization made up of leading regional analysts that produces semi-annual economic forecasts of the economic outlook for each of the six New England states. He currently serves as Co-Editor of MassBenchmarks, the journal of the Massachusetts economy published by the UMass Donahue Institute in cooperation with the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston.
Community Economic Development Center fosters economic justice in the local economy through people-centered development. CEDC seeks to create a more just, local economy by building bridges to resources, networks, and cooperative action for new immigrants and low income members of its community.
More Information on SIF's 2017 Social Issue Talk Series
This March, the Social Innovation Forum (SIF) will hold seven free, educational events as a part of our annual March Social Issue Talk Series where funders and community leaders can hear from leading experts and our 2017 Social Innovators about the latest trends, best practices, and exciting innovations across a variety of fields. For a full list of events in the series, please visit http://www.socialinnovationforum.org/Social-Issue-Talks.
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