Implementing a Regional Equity Agenda Approach

What You'll Learn

  • Explore ways to address complex issues through an equity lens.
  • Identify inequalities that led to policy actions for the enhancement of inclusive communities in the Boston Metropolitan region.
  • Learn about Boston-region programs that are working to erase inequity and inequality.

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The Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) is a regional planning agency serving 101 cities and towns in Metropolitan Boston. The agency is playing a leading role in helping the region to achieve equity through the State of Equity Policy Agenda 2018. Toward this goal, the region implemented the Racial Equity Municipal Action Plan (REMAP) program, and REMAP and MAPC are offering technical assistance and regional guidance to cities and towns. Hear about six municipalities that are working to create racial equity action plans and take meaningful action to advance racial equity.

The State of Equity Policy Agenda 2018 provides specific policy actions addressing inequalities and inequities in the region by enhancing inclusive communities, affordable places, quality jobs, affordable education, safe environments, and public safety.