In the Media
Initiative aims to make Boston more age friendly ›
Wicked Local, September 25, 2015Graduate Research Assistant Hayley Gleason spoke in Roslindale last week on behalf of the Gerontology Institute about the institution's partnership with the City of Boston to work on the Age-Friendly City Initiative.
Polito Pledges State Funds for Lawrence ›
Eagle-Tribune, September 24, 2015Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito has pledged aid to help Lawrence improve its financial planning, waste management, and economic development, including paying part of the cost of hiring the Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management to develop what would be the city's first capital plan in a decade.
Doing More Harm than Good: the Politics of Child Trafficking Prevention in South Africa ›
Open Democracy, September 22, 2015Jo Vearey, senior fellow at the Center for Peace, Democracy, and Development, co-authored this piece about the fight against child trafficking in South Africa.
Adams Residents Have ‘Robust Conversation’ Over Town’s Future ›
iBerkshires.com, September 18, 2015Article on how the Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management is leading public strategic planning sessions to lay out a vision for the future of Adams.
Carly Fiorina, and the very-different rules for women in debates ›
Washington Post, September 18, 2015Ann Bookman, director of the Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy, comments on the challenges facing Carly Fiorina and Hillary Clinton in the race for the White House: "For women, there might be moments where it is necessary to point out what they have in common with other candidates."
Panel notes Fall River charter review won’t be easy, but it’s worthwhile ›
The Herald News, September 10, 2015Marilyn Contreas and Stephen McGoldrick of the Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management spoke to Fall River voters this week as they consider whether to review the city's charter.
Panel discussion to shed light on Fall River charter review process ›
Wicked Local Fall River, August 31, 2015Stephen McGoldrick and Marilyn Contrea of the Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management will offer their expertise at a panel discussion designed to help Fall River residents decide whether to review the city charter.
Economic Snapshot: August 2015 ›
Center for American Progress, August 31, 2015"The latest economic data show a modestly expanding economy that does not work for most Americans," writes Professor of Public Policy and Public Affairs Christian Weller in his monthly update on the U.S. economy.
Here’s what millennials are doing with their parents’ money ›
MSN News, August 31, 2015In this article on what some researchers call the largest transfer of wealth in U.S. history, Professor of Public Policy and Public Affairs Christian Weller says delayed inheritances can be a huge burden to adult children who were counting on the money to cover late-life medical expenses.
Adams Inviting Residents to Get Involved in Strategic Planning Process ›
iBerkshires.com, August 27, 2015The Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management at UMass Boston, which is helping the town of Adams create a resident-driven strategic plan, is "emerging as the go-to group throughout the commonwealth," according to Adams Town Administrator Tony Mazzucco.