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2020 Jul 29

Virtual "Fix a Flat" Workshop

12:00pm to 1:00pm

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Are you ready to take your bike out? As Massachusetts is beginning to ease restrictions, CommuterChoice is providing some more at-home activities during the COVID-19 pandemic. Please remember to practice your local social distancing guidelines if you are going out for a walk, bike or jog.

The dreaded "flat tire" is one of the most common problems faced when out on a bike ride. But with a little know-how and the right tools you can fix your own flat and keep rolling to make it home safe and sound. On this webinar we'll cover the basics of changing out your tires and tubes, and...

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2020 Jul 14

HKS Summer Teach-In

6:00pm to 7:00pm

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The United States is currently engaged in a time of rebirth, a “great awakening.” Citizens across the world are leading the charge in critical mass against the intolerance of racial injustice. Ignited by the murder of George Floyd, champions from every class, ethnicity, religion and age, as well as leaders in activism, grassroots organizers, and private and public industries are emerging in power and growing in strength. They are bound by their purpose—to hold our country accountable to the standards of what it truly means to be a united nation of one and to demonstrate that Black lives...

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2020 Jul 13

Is Now the Time to Build a Better System? K–12 Education and Systemic Racism in the Era of COVID-19

2:00pm to 3:00pm

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The current coronavirus crisis has illuminated long-standing inequities in US education, conditions that have been well-documented for decades but remained unrecognized by many until now.

As public schools and districts plan for the 2020–2021 school year and beyond, should their primary aim be to recover what they have lost, returning to a pre-COVID baseline? Or is now the time to reinvent our public educational systems to establish a new, more equitable baseline? Can and should we attempt such reform during the continuing political, health, and economic crises? If not now,...

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2020 Jul 13

Equity and Social Justice Webinar - COVID-19 and Its Impact on Latinx Communities

12:00pm to 1:30pm

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The Office of Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnership at Harvard Medical School is hosting an Equity and Social Justice event of COVID-19 and Its Impact on Latinx Communities. COVID-19 continues to impact communities of color disproportionately with higher burdens of disease and mortality rates. This webinar will explore the impact of health inequities in COVID19 and the interventions needed to support Latinx communities.

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2020 Jul 15

Biking and Birding with a Mission

6:00pm to 7:00pm

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Join us for a live conversation with Scott V. Edwards, Professor in Harvard’s Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology and Curator of Ornithology in Harvard’s Museum of Comparative Zoology. Since June 6, Professor Edwards has been pedaling across the United States to fulfill a long-held wish to traverse the country on a bicycle, and to also raise awareness for #BlackBirdersWeek and Black Lives Matter. In this program, he discusses the motivations for his journey, what he has learned along the way, and the similarities between cycling and doing science.

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2020 Jul 13

Black America and COVID-19: Documenting The Impact

6:30pm to 8:00pm

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Join us for the launch of The Black America and COVID-19 Library Guide. This library guide documents the contemporary effects of COVID-19 on the Black community as it is tied to the historical legacy of race in America.

This guide is designed to assist students, faculty, staff, and researchers in exploring this topic from multiple social and cultural perspectives as a place to begin inquiry. Join the launch event to hear from black leaders in education, business, healthcare, and the arts as they describe the impact of COVID-19 on their respective fields. This guide is open...

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2020 Jul 08

Africa & COVID-19 Webinar Series: Future of Africa’s Health Systems

10:00am to 11:00am

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We invite you to join us for our last Africa & COVID-19 webinar of the season. We will continue the series in September. This webinar will focus on the Future of Africa’s Health Systems.

We will ask panelists to explore the impact of COVID-19 on Africa’s health systems through several lenses: i) what has been the impact of COVID-19 and other major infectious diseases on Africa’s health systems?; ii) what are the successful approaches for maintaining focus on other major health challenges during this global pandemic?; and iii) how will the response to COVID-19 affect, and...

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2020 Jul 07

Front Row: Successfully Re-opening K-12 Schools and Beyond, A Discussion with Brenda Cassellius, Superintendent of Boston Public Schools

5:30pm to 6:30pm

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HBS Senior Lecturer John J-H Kim hosts Brenda Cassellius, Superintendent of Boston Public Schools and former Commissioner of Education of Minnesota to discuss what approach will be required to successfully re-open schools. Hear her views on how schools can address issues of equity where all children can thrive. Will schools look the same in the future after the pandemic? Can this be a moment of transformation?

Hosted by: John J-H Kim, Senior Lecturer and Co-Chair, Public Education Leadership Project (PELP)

Panelists: Brenda Cassellius, Superintendent of Boston...

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2020 Jul 07

The Role of AI in the Post-Pandemic Era

9:00am to 10:00am

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In many countries around the world, COVID-related restrictions put in place to curb the spread of the virus are now being lifted. For policymakers, innovators, and researchers who quickly leveraged digital tools and AI as part of the acute response, this could mean re-thinking and pivoting priorities. As the world transitions to the next phase of response and beyond, the question remains: what is the role of digital tools and AI in a post-pandemic world?

In this webinar, we will bring together panelists with a diverse range of expertise in AI and data science to collectively...

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2020 Jul 06

Anti-Racism Book and Film Club Interest Meeting

1:00pm to 2:00pm

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Join us for community discussion of anti-black racism through topics presented in our monthly selection of books and film. Conversations will be facilitated by Harvard graduate student fellows and the Harvard Graduate School of Education, Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging. Open to all students, staff, faculty, and fellows. All meetings will be held virtually until further noticed and registered participants will be emailed meeting zoom address.

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