Learn More Series- Between Two Worlds

Determination, hard work and sacrifice are core ingredients in the story of the American dream. But philosopher Jennifer Morton argues there is another, more painful requirement to getting ahead: a willingness to leave family and friends behind. Join us for a conversation on the ethical costs of upward mobility. Members of the BU Community with […]

Vote Like Your Health Depends on It

If mismanagement of a pandemic, widespread corruption, impeachment, the end of government oversight and accountability, racism, the caging of immigrant children, abuse of the powers of the state, and continued voter suppression are not enough to decide your vote this election season, here are seven public health issues that might guide your thinking. The four […]

Black Boston Virtual Series

BU Diversity & Inclusion, Initiative on Cities, and WBUR CitySpace hosted a virtual discussion series featuring transformative Black leaders from across Greater Boston.  The series provided a forum to examine our city’s progress toward inclusive access, equity and opportunity. Black Boston: Building Healthy Communities 7/30/20 Black Boston: Telling Our Stories 8/27/20 Black Boston: Changing the […]

Diversity 4.0 in the cardiovascular health-care workforce

The disparities amplified by the COVID-19 pandemic present disturbing evidence that we are far from cardiovascular health-care equity. Individuals, leaders and institutions must prioritize research, policies and structures to advance diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging — Diversity 4.0, a justice imperative, essential to advancing workforce excellence and cardiovascular health.