Events at the IOP

  1. A Conversation with Congresswoman Deb Haaland

    Monday November 30 - 4:00pm

    On November 30th at 4:00PM EST, join the Institute of Politics in observance and celebration of Native American/Indigenous Peoples Heritage Month featuring Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01, D), a member of the Pueblo of Laguna tribe and moderated by Linda Bilmes, Daniel Patrick Moynihan Lecturer of Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School and former US Dept of Interior National Park Service Advisory Board member. The discussion will focus on the Congresswoman's efforts to address pressing issues of climate change, the disproportionate impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Native communities, and reflect upon being one of the first two Native American women to serve in Congress.

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  2. A Conversation with Jacinda Ardern

    Tuesday December 1 - 5:00pm

    On Tuesday, December 1st at 5:00pm EST, join the Institute of Politics and the Center for Public Leadership for the 2020 Gleitsman International Activist Award featuring the Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern, Prime Minister of New Zealand. The conversation will be moderated by Amb. Wendy R. Sherman, Professor of the Practice of Public Leadership and Director of the Center for Public Leadership at Harvard Kennedy School.

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  3. Election 2020: Youth in Power

    Thursday December 3 - 6:00pm


    On Thursday, December 3rd, 2020, at 6:00PM EST, join the Institute of Politics for a discussion on the unprecedented turnout and impact from young voters 18-to-29 years old. Ashley Allison, former National Coalitions Director for Biden for President, and Peter Hamby, host of Snapchat’s Good Luck America and contributing writer for Vanity Fair, will join in a conversation moderated by John Della Volpe, Director of Polling at the Institute of Politics who was on leave in the fall semester from the Harvard Youth Poll to advise the Biden-Harris campaign. They will examine Biden’s communications and organizing strategy from the end of the primary season through Election Day that led to Obama-level margins of youth support. Looking ahead, they will also discuss the latest insights from the Harvard Youth Poll, which highlights Gen Z and millennial priorities for the upcoming Biden-Harris administration.

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