A recent research project by ELab Director Eric Gordon and a partner explored how city leaders and technologists are using (or imagining) technology to create or restore trust with their constituents.
It may be another church on another city block to some — but to others, it’s a concrete safe haven, a beacon of hope amid torrid times. St. Anthony’s Shrine, a Franciscan Catholic community at 100 Arch Street in Boston, has been offering vital assistance to Bostonians in need since 1952.
The documentary highlights the gun violence epidemic in our country, centering on the voices of survivors
Quiet Rooms highlights the gun violence epidemic in our country, and centers the voices of survivors, as together we seek new approaches to ending the violence.
“We want to shift the local dialogue away from the demonization of people of color and towards an acknowledgement and support of the community strength that exists within Boston’s neighborhoods,” Professor Eric Gordon said.
From March 15-April 1, Emerson community members can drop off gently used books at one of 12 Tatte Bakery & Cafes, the Oak Square YMCA, or Café Mirror and help students at the Edison School thrive.
The grants encourage artists and creators to, “imagine and create public art that fosters more just, vibrant, and welcoming public spaces,” according to the NEFA website.
The College’s three-year collaboration with MGH’s Center for Gun Violence Prevention and the Louis D. Brown Peace Institute to transform the narratives around gun violence was featured in local and higher education media outlets, as the launch event occurred in early December.
“The stories that get told about homicide are most often sensational, and most often creating an economy of fear and objectification,” said Professor Eric Gordon.
Emerson College, Louis D. Brown Peace Institute, Center for Gun Violence Prevention at MGH Announce Transformative Collaboration to Change Narratives around Gun Violence; Launch Event on December 2
A new collaboration to transform the narratives around gun violence will launch virtually on Thursday, December 2, at 2 p.m.