The 2013 Nathan Levin Lecture: The Urban Agenda and the Second Obama Administration

The Urban Agenda and the Second Obama Administration

Tuesday, April 30, 2013
6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Theresa Lang Community & Student Center, Arnhold Hall
55 West 13th Street

How do cities fit into the current debate in Washington? Are the Obama policies on education, urban development, and social welfare leveraging meaningful improvements for New York and other cities? How will the administration’s policies address the social justice issues that were central to the president’s reelection campaign–particularly in terms of making opportunities available to economically and socially disadvantaged Americans?

Remarks by:
Marc H. Morial, President and CEO, National Urban League

Followed by a conversation with:
Dorian Warren, associate professor of international and public affairs, Columbia University
Shin-pei Tsay, director of cities and transportation in the energy and climate program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Mark Winston Griffith, executive director, Brooklyn Movement Center

Moderated by:
Andrew White, director, Center for New York City Affairs at The New School

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The Nathan Levin Lecture on Public Policy was established in 1989 in honor of the late Nathan Levin, a trustee and acting president of The New School.

This event was made possible thanks to generous support of the Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco, the Milano Foundation and the Nathan Levin memorial lecture endowment.

 

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