Our Events

Roosevelt @ Boston hosts discussions, policy workshops, and committee sessions. Here’s what we’ve been up to.

RooBoston Happy Hour

September 13, 2016

Join us at The People’s Republik in Central Square for an hour of delicious conversation and lively drinks. Wait a minute. Strike that. Reverse it. We might’ve started early.

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Blog Post: Juvenile Injustice: Why Expungement Matters

September 10, 2016

Even if your criminal record is sealed, it can come back to hurt you during major life events such as college applications and career changes. Surely there must be a law against that, you may say. Read our primer on expungement here for an understanding of the difference between theory and practice.

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Meet the Alumni! Talk about Juvenile Justice!

July 19, 2016

Special Expert Speakers: Naoka Carey, Erin V. Freeborn RSVP here!

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Blog Post: Juvenile Injustice, Part One

July 17, 2016

New research sheds light on the adolescent brain and its continuing development well beyond the traditional threshold of eighteen years. Should we not revisit what constitutes cruel and unusual punishment, especially in the case of the most vulnerable among us? Read on here.

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Fall Celebration: “Rewriting the Rules”

November 10, 2015

Fall Celebration: “Rewriting the Rules”

Special Guests: Nell Abernathy, Kent Greenfield, Nathan Rothstein

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Law Enforcement Publication

July 17, 2015

“Cracking Down on Cracking Down”

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Civics Education Committee Session #3

June 22, 2015

Net Neutrality Policy Workshop

May 20, 2015

Special Expert Speaker: Professor Dan Lyons

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Civics Education Committee Session #2

May 9, 2015

Civics Education Committee Session #1

April 21, 2015

Housing Committee Session

April 21, 2015

Law Enforcement Committee Session

April 19, 2015

Civics Education Policy Workshop

March 26, 2015

Learn about Generation Citizen‘s “Revive Civics, Reclaim Democracy” campaign!

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Open House!

February 25, 2015

Catch up with us! 🙂

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Law Enforcement Policy Workshop #3

December 9, 2014

Housing War Room

November 16, 2014

Law Enforcement Policy Workshop #2

November 13, 2014

Special Expert Speaker: Kade Crockford

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Law Enforcement Policy Workshop #1

October 14, 2014

Special Expert Speaker: Jessie Rossman

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September Hang Out

September 30, 2014

Have fun with us! Get to meet some new folks in the network. 🙂

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Reinventing Boston

August 24, 2014

A scavenger hunt by Boston By Foot.

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Housing Policy Publication

July 24, 2014

“Setting the Table for Housing Reform”

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Housing Policy Workshop #6

July 16, 2014

We’re presenting our findings!

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Housing Policy Workshop #5

June 18, 2014

Housing Policy Workshop #4

May 21, 2014

Special Expert Speaker: Larry Field

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Housing Policy Workshop #3

April 16, 2014

Special Expert Speaker: Joe Kriesberg

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The Stray Boots Scavenger Hunt!

April 5, 2014

Join us for a scavenger hunt on Beacon Hill!

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Housing Policy Workshop #2

March 14, 2014

Housing Policy Workshop #1

February 19, 2014

The launch of our series of discussions around housing policy in Greater Boston!

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Blog Post: Finding Affordable Housing Solutions in Boston

February 18, 2014

Published to the Roosevelt Institute national website!

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Save the Leftovers Launch Brunch

February 17, 2013

Learn why food waste is such a big deal at The Haley House Cafe!

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State of the New Deal

August 28, 0013

Special Guest: Jim Roosevelt

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