NOVEMBER 18, 2013
After the recent Boston mayoral election, the Boston Globe asked Associate Professor Tiziana Dearing and other forward-thinking civic figures to share their ideas on what a visionary new mayor could do for the city of Boston.
Dearing is co-chair of the Macro: Social Innovation + Leadership Program at Boston College Graduate School of Social Work. In her essay "A City of Innovators," Dearing notes that innovation in Boston has been limited to a few marquee neighborhoods, and that impoverished areas in the city have not benefited from the innovation renaissance. Dearing offers an idea for New Economy Neighborhoods that would turn Boston's disenfranchised neighborhoods into "successful, small-scale engines of tomorrow." Read more from the Boston Globe »