RECENT EVENT

CROSSING BROADWAY:
HOW COMMUNITY ACTIVISTS RESCUED THEIR NEIGHBORHOOD FROM CRIME

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at 8:30am - 10:30am.
Theresa Lang Community and Student Center, Arnhold Hall. 55 West 13th Street, Room I202. 
Amid protests over the Eric Garner case, New Yorkers ask how to improve police- community relations. Join us for a panel discussion with community activists and a retired police officer from Washington Heights to discuss how ongoing efforts in the arts, recreation and law enforcement have brought have brought greater safety and vitality to a neighborhood once known for murder, drug dealing and police shootings.


RECENT EVENT

2014 CAMPAIGN ROUNDTABLES:
Reflecting on the nys governor and state senate races

Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 8:15am - 12:30pm.
Theresa Lang Community and Student Center, Arnhold Hall. 55 West 13th Street, Room I202. 
Panel on the 2014 Governor's race: The winner was never in doubt. But the seemingly comfortable victory margin belied the drama that took place along the way. This race had more surprises than anyone would have imagined. 
Panel on the NY State Senate Race: New York City can't do anything without permission from Albany. And the legislature can cause the city a lot of grief--as it did when it forced the city to pay the rent of charter schools, undermining mayoral control.


RECENT EVENT

FERGUSON IN BLACK AND WHITE: A DISCUSSION

Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at 4:15pm - 5:45pm.
Theresa Lang Community and Student Center, Arnhold Hall. 55 West 13th Street, Room I202. 

A discussion on the recent events in Ferguson, MO -- the aftermath of the death of Michael Brown, the Grand Jury decision not to indict the police officer involved in the shooting, and the tensions of racial and class inequality simmering and boiling over in St. Louis and other cities across the U.S. 

Milano Professor Jeff Smith -- St. Louis native and author of the new e-book Ferguson in Black & White -- kicks off the discussion with a brief commentary along with Justyn Richardson, Treasurer of New Black School.


NEW REPORT

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A BETTER PICTURE OF POVERTY

 NOVEMBER 6, 2014

Children can't learn if they aren't in school. That should be obvious, but a new report by The Center for New York City Affairs shows that chronic absenteeism consigns tens of thousands of children to academic failure even before they leave elementary school.

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