Wednesday, March 15, 2023

Announcement: The Land Loss, Reparations & Housing Policy Conference @HLS & BC

Boston College Law School's new Initiative on Land, Housing & Property Rights, founded and directed by Professor Thomas W. Mitchell, a MacArthur Fellow, will have its launch on March 23rd and 24th 2023 with its Land Loss, Reparations & Housing Policy Conference. Professor Lisa T. Alexander serves as the Faculty Director for Housing and Property Rights Programs.

On March 23rd, there will be an evening roundtable discussion on Black land loss at Harvard Law School and on March 24th there will be a daylong conference followed by a reception at Boston College Law School. A link to the conference information and registration is below. Panelists include law professors and professors of urban history & policy and economics, elected officials, community development professionals, the lead lawyer in the landmark Bruce's Beach case, government housing officials and more. The launch events are co-sponsored by the Harvard Law School Food Law & Policy Clinic, the Institute on Race, Power, and Political Economy at the New School, and the Institute for the Liberal Arts at Boston College.

Everyone is welcome but registration is required. We have capacity for 300 hundred attendees but are approaching 200 registrants at this time. A link to register is below.

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