About the Foundation
Public Policy Fellowships
Medical Research Fellows
Art Prizes Awarded
Celebrating 20 Years of Impact:
Daniela Rivera, a Boston area artist who explores ethical issues through large-scale architectural installations, has won the 2019 Rappaport Prize.
Watch an insightful conversation: After the Mueller Report: The Attorney General, the White House, and the Congress-A Constitutional Crisis?
Featuring Frank Figliuzzi, Chuck Rosenberg, Micheal Sullivan
“Eve Valera, then a Ph.D., student in clinical psychology at the University of Illinois, began to volunteer in a domestic-violence shelter and wondered how many of the women there might be experiencing comparable post-concussive symptoms as a result of head injuries inflicted by their partners.” June 26, 2019.
“The first two fellows will be Brittany Saunders (BA, JD, Harvard University), deputy commissioner for strategic initiatives at the New York City Human Right’s Commission and former interim counsel for Mayor Bill de Blasio; and Lance Freeman (MA, PhD, UNC, Chapel Hill), professor in the Urban Planning Program at the Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation and former researcher at Mathematica Policy Research in Washington, DC.” June 7, 2019.
“A multidisciplinary team at Massachusetts General Hospital released to the public an MRI scan of the human brain at 100 micron resolution. This is the highest resolution MRI scan of the whole human brain to date..” June 7, 2019.
“So the groups — including trade organizations for home builders and real estate agents as well as affordable-housing advocates — hired a public policy researcher, Amy Dain, to study the zoning codes and housing plans of 100 Eastern Massachusetts municipalities. Two years and countless site visits later, she produced a 123-page report highlighting how they relegate new housing to certain spots, at certain sizes, or discourage it altogether.” June 4, 2019.
Next Mayor of Boston? Rappaport Alum and City Councilor Michelle Wu Has Emerged as One of the City's Most Effective Politicians-Via The Atlantic
“Michelle Wu embodies the kind of political change that’s making waves in Washington, D.C., and cities across the country. ” April 22, 2019
“In a struggling neighborhood with a vibrant history, Titus Kaphar found a home for himself. Now he’s creating a center there to nurture emerging artists.” April 12, 2019
After the Mueller Report:The Attorney General, the White House, and the Congress--A Constitutional Crisis?
June 25, 2019, 8:30 am-10:00 pm, The Boston College Club, 100 Federal St, Boston, MA. Presented by the Rappaport Center for Law and Public Policy.
April 3, 2019, 12:00 pm-1:30 pm, Boston College Law School, Presented by the Rappaport Center for Law and Public Policy.
Where Do We Go From Here? Insights From the Massachusetts Commission on the Future of Transportation
April 4, 2019, 8:00 am-11:00 am, Harvard Kennedy School, Presented by the Rappaport Institute for Greater Boston.
Achieving the Government Trifecta with Andrew McDonald, Associate Justice of the Connecticut Supreme Court
April 8, 2019, 12:00 pm-1:00 pm, Boston College, Presented by the Rappaport Center for Law and Public Policy.