This event was presented by the Center for New York City Affairs, Demos, Feet in Two Worlds, and The New American Leaders Project.
New York City today has four Asian American elected officials, a far cry from only a decade ago. Although the city has numerous Latino legislators, it has yet to elect a Latino citywide or statewide official. As new generations of immigrants emerge and their children grow up, is New York's political character changing? Can new communities gain influence in government and society and help reshape our political leadership?
With: Sayu Bhojwani, Founding Director, The New American Leaders Project Margaret Chin, New York City Council Member, District 1 Julissa Ferreras, New York City Council Member, District 21 Jonathan Hicks, Senior Fellow, The DuBois Bunche Center for Public Policy at Medger Evers John Mollenkopf, Director, Center for Urban Research, City University of New York
Moderated by: John Rudolph, Executive Producer, Feet in Two Worlds
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Supported by New York Community Trust, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, the Sirus Fund, the Milano Foundation and an anonymous donor.