Housing and Economic Mobility: Closing the Gap Between Research and Practice

Location: Nye B (Taubman Building, 5th floor)

Speaker(s): Jamie Gracie, Sherry Riva, Gonzalo Puigbó

Join the Harvard Kennedy School Multidisciplinary Program in Inequality & Social Policy for a discussion of the connection between asset poverty, stable housing, and economic mobility. Stone PhD scholar Jamie Gracie will moderate a discussion featuring two speakers actively engaged in efforts to ameliorate the causes and consequences of asset poverty in Greater Boston: Sherry Riva, the founder and CEO of Compass Working Capital, and Gonzalo Puigbó, CEO of Somerville Community Corporation. This event is planned in collaboration with the James M. & Cathleen D. Stone Foundation and Conexión, and co-sponsored by the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies and the Rappaport Institute for Greater Boston.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, registration and Harvard ID is required for in-person attendance. The webinar will be open to the public.

To register to attend the event in person, email [email protected]. You must have a Harvard ID to attend in person.

Registration required to attend webinar

You will need Zoom to attend this event virtually.

Co-Sponsor(s): Rappaport Institute for Greater Boston, Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies

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