The two-day forum, organized by the Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy (CWPPP) at UMass Boston and the Massachusetts Women of Color Coalition (MAWOCC) brought together top women of color leaders from around the state to address a range of critical issues like civic engagement and voting.
The challenging goal of elder economic security – having enough income to live independently and afford a no-frills budget in later life -- is dramatically more difficult for older adults of color across America, new research from the University of Massachusetts Boston shows.
Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy CoHosts “Standing in Our Power – Women of Color Leading Change”
The Massachusetts Women of Color Coalition, (MAWOCC) and the UMass Boston Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy will jointly host a virtual forum entitled, “Standing in our Power: Women of Color Leading Change” on Saturday September 19 and 26.
New Report on Future of Retail Predicts More Worker Surveillance, More Displacement of Small Businesses
Françoise Carré, the research director of UMass Boston's Center for Social Policy, co-authored a new report released today from the U.C. Berkeley Labor Center and Working Partnerships USA.
As Senator Ed Markey and Representative Joe Kennedy III faced off in their final Democratic Senate Primary Debate last week, UMass Boston PhD students Krystal-Gayle O'Neill and Natalie Shellito asked them to address two pressing issues on the minds of college students across the nation.
Recent McCormack Graduate School Public Policy Doctoral Graduate Caitlin Carey Cites Werby Internship As Integral To Her Success
Caitlin Carey, a McCormack Graduate School Public Policy doctoral student, is starting a coveted position as a postdoctoral scholar with the newly launched Benioff Homelessness and Housing Initiative at the University of California San Francisco.
COVID-19 has changed classroom life for professors and students, but McCormack staff have also adjusted to a new normal. Here, staff from different departments reflect on how they’ve adapted to a virtual world.
As preparations for the fall semester begin in earnest, faculty in all departments of the McCormack Graduate School are making important decisions on how to formally adapt their curriculums for virtual learning.
What has student life looked like during the global COVID-19 pandemic? In the face of these challenges, McCormack students are adapting with the times.
Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy Statement on the Passing of U.S. Representative John Lewis
Today, we at CWPPP celebrate the life of Congressman John Lewis (D-Georgia), one of the greatest civil rights leaders of all time.