A year of opportunity and impact
A Recap of 2017
This year we put out three consequential pieces of criminal justice related research:Getting Tough On Spending, Public Opinion Criminal Justice Reform in Massachusetts, and The Geography of Incarceration in a Gateway City.
Ben Forman testifies before Massachusetts Legislature’s Joint Committee on the Judiciary in support of “An Act For Justice Reinvestment”
Giving thanks to a pragmatic and hardworking legislature
CommonWealth Magazine highlights a new breed of advocacy
On The Codcast, John McDonough of the Harvard School of Public Health weighs in on health care
The MassINC Polling Group
The MassINC Polling Group continues our now 6-year polling and political research partnership with WBUR, focusing on Massachusetts and New Hampshire.
The MassINC Polling Group continued to serve our many private clients with timely and insightful polling and market research to help meet their goals.
And they’re off!
This year, “The Horse Race,” a new podcast hosted by the MassINC Polling Group’s President Steve Koczela and Politico’s Lauren Dezenski launched. As the name suggests, they will focus on campaigns and elections, particularly here in Massachusetts. They will also look at how developments in Washington could impact politics in the Bay State.
#ICYMI: We launched Gateways magazine.
Check it out!
Gateways explores the Commonwealth’s rich collection of historic cities as places to live, raise children, study, launch a business, visit, and be inspired. We hope that you will be inspired by the stories in this premiere issue. Please share it with your neighbors and colleagues. Get your copy today!
We also hope that you will help us realize our vision for Gateways by purchasing a subscription or placing an advertisement in the next issue. For more information about advertising or subscriptions, please contact our Managing Editor, Maureen McInerney, at 617.224.1625 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Paying Tribute to Gateway City Innovation: A Recap of our Event in Lawrence
Leaders from across the Commonwealth gathered in Lawrence for the Fifth Annual Gateway Cities Innovation Institute Awards Summit last November. This year we discussed how we nurture, embrace, and brand a community’s identity.
We were proud to honor those of unwavering commitment, forward thinking corporate governance, and for sowing the seeds of Gateway Cities leadership across the Commonwealth.
Catch up on the event here…
A Collaborative Education Vision for Gateway Cities
This far-sighted plan leveraged unique urban assets to create exceptional learning environments. Achieving this vision is fundamental to making Gateway Cities more attractive communities for families to live and more productive places for employers to do business. The Gateway Cities Vision initiative is a collaborative effort to promote education policies that better position Gateway Cities to realize their shared vision for the future of learning in inclusive urban communities.
As we move into 2018, we look forward to continuing our mission with you. MassINC was built around the conviction that better outcomes would be achieved if policy makers and opinion leaders were armed with credible data and analysis about key issues surrounding quality of life in Massachusetts. Unbiased, fact-based analysis has always been a cornerstone of MassINC’s work and has made us the organization of record for policy analysis and civic engagement.
And right now, with your donation, MassINC will continue to advance policy and practice that shrinks the opportunity gap, improves the quality of life for the middle class, and promotes an open democracy.With our gratitude and best wishes to you and yours for a happy & healthy New Year! Special thanks to our sponsors and funders who help make our work possible.
Greg Torres, Lauren Louison Grogan, Bruce Mohl, Ben Forman, Steve Koczela, Michael Jonas, Jack Sullivan, Caroline Palmer, Llyr Johansen, Maureen McInerney, and Alicia Payne!