Topic: The Local and National Agenda for Poverty and Homelessness
Following the Presidential Inauguration, New Yorkers will prepare to elect a new mayor in 2013. For the second event of the Tackling Poverty Series, you are invited to a special conversation with experts and civic leaders to discuss a national and local policy agenda to address growing urban poverty and homelessness.
The event will also highlight Hurricane Sandy's effects on the economic recovery and feature networking opportunities with other community stakeholders and professionals.
RSVP to attend this special event.
Doors Open at 6 p.m.
Conversation: 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m
Networking Reception: 8 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Special Remarks by:
Bob Herbert, Distinguished Senior Fellow, Demos
David R. Jones, President of Community Service Society of New York
Ralph Nunez, President and CEO, ICPH
David Novarro, Anchor and Television Host, WABC-TV
Dona Anderson, Director, The Institute for Children, Poverty, and Homelessness
Melissa Boteach, Director of the Half in Ten and Poverty & Prosperity Programs, Center for American Progress
Christopher M. Brown, Director for Legislative Affairs, PolicyLink
Maya Wiley, Founder & President, The Center for Social Inclusion
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