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    Kinder Institute Forum: Cecilia Muñoz

    Keynote: Hope in Challenging Times: Cities are leading the way in tackling our toughest issues
    Location: Museum of Fine Arts, Houston | Brown Auditorium
    November 15, 2017 - 7:00 p.m.
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    Cecilia Muñoz will offer remarks focusing on a combination of examples from her work under the Obama administration, demonstrating what lessons were learned about tackling some of the country's most intractable problems. Muñoz will also discuss examples of the great work being done by cities across the country.

    Urban Reads – Book Launch: Dr. Kyle Shelton

    Power Moves: Transportation, Politics, and Development in Houston
    Location: BioScience Research Collaborative, 6500 Main Street at University
    January 23, 2017 - 7:00 p.m.
    Registration information forthcoming.

    Kyle Shelton will offer remarks on his December 2017 book from University of Texas Press, Power Moves: Transportation, Politics, and Development in Houston. In it, Shelton adds an important new chapter to the history of postwar metropolitan development, and investigates how struggles over transportation systems have defined both the physical and political landscapes of Houston.