Join the Conversation of New Thinking on Dilemmas of Economic Opportunity

New solutions require new perspectives

Since 2014, ABCD has drawn together practitioners, advocates, community leaders, policy makers, and more to debate the seemingly intractable problems of poverty from new perspectives.  This year, we are please to welcome our new partners and our new home at the Urban College of Boston.  

Upcoming Solutions Series Events

It's Not Easy Going Green: Dilemmas of Profit & Prevention in Marijuana Legalization

Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 9AM - 12PM

Disappearing Work: How Can Low-Income Communities Cope with the Coming Loss of Jobs in the 2nd Machine Revolution?

Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 8AM - 10AM

‚ÄčFragmented Work: Strategies for Creating Opportunity and Security in the Gig Economy

Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 8AM - 10AM

The Cost of Quality: Building Sustainable, High-Quality Early Education Systems

Thursday, June 14, 2018 -  9AM - 12PM

Join us for the 2017-2018 season of the Solutions Series Seminars at our new location at the Urban College of Boston, China Trade Building, 2 Boylston Street, Downtown Boston

Past Solutions Series

Health Wanted: Is Coercing Healthy Behavior Good Public Policy?

Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 8AM - 10AM