A policy discussion on what’s next for the nation’s first and oldest probation agency, featuring the key players who will determine its future.
This event was sponsored by the Massachusetts Bar Association and hosted by the Rappaport Center for Law and Public Service at Suffolk University.
The disussion was moderated by Greg Torres, President of MassINC and Publisher of CommonWealth magazine.
Celebrate the innovative spirit of the Commonwealth's 26 Gateway Cities. Click here to RSVP.
MassINC and CommonWealth magazine staff and policy experts are often called upon to speak at events, join panel discussions, and provide public commentary. Please contact MassINC if you would like to book a speaking engagement.
MassINC, Community Resources for Justice, and the newly-formed Criminal Justice Reform Coalition make up the Criminal Justice Reform Initiative, an effort to fuse research, public education, and civic discourse into a multi-year campaign to make the Commonwealth a leader in the field of corrections.
Creative placemaking is an innovative strategy to drive revitalization of Gateway Cities that uses arts and culture to jump-start local economies and transform communities.
MassINC's unique Civic Sense program is geared toward a new generation of leaders. Through lively lectures, panel discussions, and after-work cocktail receptions, Civic Sense offers a forum for civic-minded citizens in their 20s and 30s to meet each other and learn about key public policy issues.
“Open Minds” is a civic engagement program that, in MassINC’s non-partisan tradition, brings together people from opposing viewpoints and cross-disciplines to debate issues on their merit through dialogue, not monologue.