[act-ma] [UJP Activist] Teach In: Reclaiming Our Economy

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UJP Activist: Teach In: Reclaiming Our Economy








TEACH IN: RECLAIMING OUR ECONOMY
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When: Sunday, November 13, 2011, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Where: Blackman Auditorium • Northeastern University • Boston 

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Open to Everyone — Join the Conversation!
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The purpose of the Teach In is to educate and enlighten about the state of the
economy, its impact on individuals and households, the reasons for the long
duration of the current Great Recession, and to provide ideas about what can be
done to speed economic recovery and enhance economic and social justice.

The Teach In is intended for community members of all ages and walks of life.

The Teach In is being planned by a growing group — initially made up of
Northeastern faculty and students — along with partners from the community and
other campuses. Faculty and student speakers are being invited from a number of
universities and colleges around Boston.  Speakers will also include political,
civic, community, business and labor leaders.

We invite you to come for the entire day or for portions of it if you cannot
stay for the entire day. In addition, we will be live streaming the event.



 

SCHEDULE
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  9:00 The economy: where are we now?
10:45 Who’s the system failing? Who’s it working for?
12:30 Politics and economics: what went wrong?
  2:15 What can be done? Reclaiming our economy and our democracy.
  3:45 Wrap-up

Moderated by Professors Barry Bluestone and Michael Dukakis

CONFIRMED SPEAKERS (SO FAR)
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Noah Berger | Massachusetts Budget and Policy Center

Barry Bluestone | Dean, School of Public Policy & Urban Affairs, Northeastern U.

Lisbeth Cohen | Dean, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Studies, Harvard

Chuck Collins | Senior Scholar, Institute for Policy Studies

Joe Curtatone | Mayor, City of Somerville

Bill Dickens | Professor, Department of Economics, Northeastern University

Michael Dukakis | Distinguished Professor, Northeastern University

Kathryn Edin | Department of Sociology, Harvard University

Tim Ferguson | Chair & Managing Partner, Next Street Financial

Bob Gittens | Vice-President for Community Affairs, Northeastern University

James Hackney | Professor of Law, Northeastern University

Tito Jackson | Boston City Council Member

Charlotte Kahn | Director, Boston Indicators - The Boston Foundation

Karl Klare | Professor of Law, Northeastern University

Robert Kuttner  | Co-Editor, The American Prospect

John Kwoka | Professor, Department of Economics, Northeastern University

Joe McLaughlin | Senior Researcher, Center for Labor Market Studies,
Northeastern U.

Steve Nathanson | Professor, Philosophy Department, Northeastern University

Victoria Porrell | Student, Northeastern University

Mike Ross | Boston City Council Member

Thomas Shapiro | Professor of Sociology, Heller School, Brandeis University

Sen. Dan Wolf | Massachusetts State Senate; CEO, Cape Air Airlines

Zoe Wolf | Senior, Northeastern University



For updates click here

http://www.northeastern.edu/teachin/

                                                                                
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Sponsored by the School of Public Policy & Urban Affairs, College of Social
Sciences and Humanities, and The Facing our Future Today Public Forum
Series at Northeastern University.



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