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HKS Volunteer Team at the 122nd Boston Marathon
Apr
15
2:00 PM14:00

HKS Volunteer Team at the 122nd Boston Marathon

For the fifth year in a row, the Harvard Kennedy School New England Alumni Association and current students are organizing an HKS Boston Marathon volunteer support team. Take advantage of the fact you are in Boston and participate in this world-renowned event! Due to class schedules, the HKS team volunteers on the Sunday (April 15th) before the marathon at either the runners’ expo or the pasta dinner. More...

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The Implications of Tax Reform for US Business
Jan
23
5:30 PM17:30

The Implications of Tax Reform for US Business

  • MIT Sloan - Building E62, Room 223 (map)
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On Dec. 22, President Donald Trump signed a $1.5 billion tax-cut bill in the largest tax reform since 1986. The tax bill made sweeping changes to corporate and individual taxes, with policy implications that are still relatively unknown.  

Professor Robert Pozen, a tax policy expert and senior lecturer at the MIT Sloan School of Management, has agreed to help us dissect the tax reform, with a specific focus on what the newly passed Act means for US corporations and pass throughs. He will also explain the Act’s different approach to taxing foreign profits of US firms. More...

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Prepare Taxes for Low Income Boston Residents
Jan
20
9:00 AM09:00

Prepare Taxes for Low Income Boston Residents

  • Harvard Kennedy School - Taubman Computer Lab (map)
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We are looking for HKS alumni to join the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. After a one-day training, you will be equipped to help low income Boston residents file their taxes and maximize their Earned Income Credit, a significant part of annual take-home for many low income citizens. Tax returns for many of these families means that they can continue to meet rent payments or put food on the table. More...

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Museum of Fine Arts Meet-Up!
Dec
13
6:30 PM18:30

Museum of Fine Arts Meet-Up!

  • Museum of Fine Arts - Cocktail Bar near Sharf Visitor Center (map)
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Come join your fellow alumni for a night at the Museum of Fine Arts during the holiday season! There is free admission every Wednesday at MFA after 4 p.m. We will meet near the cocktail/appetizers bar and icicle tower across from the Sharf Visitor Center at 6:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. and can tour as a group after or individually.  More...

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Cambridge 5K - 2017 Yulefest
Dec
10
8:45 AM08:45

Cambridge 5K - 2017 Yulefest

  • Harvard Kennedy School - Taubman Building (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Long before Christmas, there was a quirky winter festival named "Yule" that people really loved. Join HKS Alumni on 12/10 for a 5K race that takes the holidays back to their old school roots! Yulefest starts & finishes in front of Harvard Yard and is immediately followed by a festive block party that's sponsored by three local brewers. Registration includes a cozy knit hat + a festive post-race block party (featuring DJ Ren Select & Mr Energy). Make sure to register under the HKS team-- “HKS Alumni”  More...

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Rhode Island Alumni Dinner Discussion – Life After HKS
Nov
16
6:00 PM18:00

Rhode Island Alumni Dinner Discussion – Life After HKS

HKSNEAA arranges dinners themed around specific topics, and we are excited to announce our upcoming event focused on our HKS alumni in the Greater Rhode Island / Bristol County Massachusetts region.  You will dine with a small group of 10 to 15 HKS alumni and enjoy a casual and fun evening of discussion centering on Life After HKS.  More...

Please RSVP by November 13, 2017 to confirm your attendance: Click to RSVP

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Cocktails & Public Policy: Meet Stephanie Pollack – The state’s transportation czar
Nov
1
6:00 PM18:00

Cocktails & Public Policy: Meet Stephanie Pollack – The state’s transportation czar

Come hear about the challenges Transportation Czar Stephanie Pollack confronted in her first year in office; proposed infrastructure projects including the north/south rail connection and the Green Line extension; and her thoughts about the future of transportation (such as driverless cars and hyperloops). More...

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HKS Alumni Trivia Nights at Kinsale
Oct
25
6:00 PM18:00

HKS Alumni Trivia Nights at Kinsale

  • Kinsale Irish Pub and Restaurant (map)
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Come out to test your knowledge and have some fun with your fellow HKS grads at Trivia Night!    Network and mingle from 6pm onward.  Trivia runs from 7-9pm.  Look for the HKSNEAA table when you arrive – we’ll form our own HKS team(s) and compete against as many as 20 other teams at the Kinsale.  Competition is fierce, but the HKS team took first place at our last Trivia Night. 

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From HKS to Elected Office: The Hows and Whys from Those Who Serve
Oct
12
6:00 PM18:00

From HKS to Elected Office: The Hows and Whys from Those Who Serve

Learn about why they do it and how their HKS experience shaped their approach to public service and influenced their effectiveness as leaders.

Expected Moderator: HKS Professor David King: David C. King is Senior Lecturer in Public Policy at The Harvard Kennedy School and Faculty Chair of the Masters in Public Administration program. 

Expected Panelist to Include:

  • Tom O'Neill III, D: Former Lt Governor of Mass and son of legendary Speaker of the House Tip O'Neill. Founder of O'Neill Associates.  

  • Marilinda Garcia, R: NH State Rep and former 2012 candidate for US Congress

  • Jeffery Sanchez, D: Mass State Rep from Jamaica Plain and newly appointed chairmen of the House Ways and Means Committee 

  • David Hess, R: Served 25 years in New Hampshire House of Representatives.

  • Marjorie Decker, R: Currently serving her third term in the Massachusetts House of Representatives representing the 25th Middlesex District.

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