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Harvard Kennedy School Student Mateo Gomez Remembered as ‘Caring, Calm, and Selfless’

Mateo Gomez, a Harvard Kennedy School student in the mid-career master in public administration program and a special agent for the FBI, was born in Medellín, Colombia, and immigrated to Miami when he was 10. Friends and family remember Gomez as a fierce advocate for LGBTQ+ rights who was passionate about giving back to those around him.

Harvard Kennedy School Research Shows Youth Participation in Major Protests Increases Likelihood of Success

Major nonviolent protests with higher levels of youth participation are more likely to be successful, according to a study by the United States Institute of Peace in collaboration with Harvard Kennedy School professor Erica Chenoweth and lecturer Zoe Marks.

Policing IOP Forum

A Harvard IOP forum on Monday night featured a conversation about policing and racial justice with Cornell William Brooks, a Harvard Kennedy School professor, Yanilda María González, assistant professor of public policy at HKS, and Sandra Susan Smith, a professor of criminal justice at the school.

HKS Students Petition for Need-Based Fee Waivers and Emergency Financial Aid

Harvard Kennedy School students advocated for need-based application fee waivers and the establishment of emergency funds for students with unexpected expenses in a letter sent to the school’s dean, Douglas W. Elmendorf, Wednesday.