Wednesday, October 3, 2012
The Tackling Poverty Series, hosted by CityLimits.org and the Institute for Children, Poverty, and Homelessness, will bring businesses, advocates, artists, citizens, organizations and elected officials together for discussing and building connections around reducing poverty within urban communities in New York City and across the country. The series will feature leading voices to discuss best practices in improving education outcomes, access to housing and shelter, and other targeted strategies.
As the new school year gets underway, we’ll highlight the connection between education and poverty. This series installment will explore the role of the community in education, enrichment, and mentoring of youth who are at a disadvantage. What’s working (and what isn’t) in the schools responsible for educating the city’s poorest students? And is a quality education a civil right?
Emary Aronson, Managing Director-Education, The Robin Hood Foundation
David Hickton, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Pennsylvania
Stephan Brumberg, Professor of Education, Brooklyn College
Mark Winston Griffith, Executive Director, Brooklyn Movement Center
Introductory remarks to open the panel will be given by Ralph da Costa Nunez, President and CEO, Institute for Children, Poverty, and Homelessness
Moderator: Geoff Decker, GothamSchools
- October 3, 2012 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
- Galapagos Art Space 16 Main Street Brooklyn