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23RD ANNUAL DAVID N. DINKINS LEADERSHIP 
AND PUBLIC POLICY FORUM

THURSDAY, JULY 9, 202012:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Watch the Full Event Video Replay Below:

Righting the Wrongs—Public Policy, Civil Unrest, and COVID-19

 

Event Recording can also be viewed at
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Named for the 106th Mayor of the nation's largest city, the first (and only) African American Mayor elected in New York City, this annual forum has addressed many of the challenging issues that successful urban ecosystems must contend with -- including education, the environment, labor, tourism, incarceration and fiscal crises – for over two decades.
 
On July 9th, the David N. Dinkins Leadership and Public Policy Forum will move onto a digital platform.  We are proud to welcome Van Jones, CEO of REFORM Alliance, CNN host, and NY Times best-selling author, in conversation with Michael Nutter, 98th Mayor of Philadelphia and David N. Dinkins Professor of Professional Practice in Urban and Public Affairs at the School of International and Public Affairs.

This online discussion will stream live on this page, as our distinguished speakers explore societal inequities exposed by COVID-19 in conjunction with systemic racism and opportunities to repair policy and bring about a more just and equitable society.  
 

This year Marks the 30th Anniversary of the Start of David N. Dinkins' Historic Term as the 106th Mayor of New York City. NY1's Errol Louis conducted a series of interviews in the final weeks of 2019 for a 3-part, Anniversary podcast called 'The Making of A Mosaic.' This series highlights the campaign, election, and various components that contributed to the lasting legacies of the Dinkins Administration. Thanks to Errol Louis and each of the wonderful people who gave their time and unique contributions to this important series.

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Welcome Remarks

President Lee C. Bollinger

President of Columbia University in the City of New York

Merit E. Janow

Dean, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University

Live Discussion: Righting the Wrongs - Public Policy, Civil Unrest and COVID-19

Van Jones

CEO of REFORM Alliance, CNN host, and NY Times best-selling author

Michael A. Nutter

98th Mayor of Philadelphia and David N. Dinkins Professor of Professional Practice in Urban and Public Affairs at the School of International and Public Affairs

Co-Sponsor

Association for a Better New York (ABNY) 

The 23rd Annual David N. Dinkins Leadership and Public Policy Forum is made possible with support from the Association for a Better New York (ABNY).  ABNY is a coalition of business, labor, non-profit and political leaders focused on exploring and implementing ideas that keep New York City moving forward.  With more than 300 member organizations, ABNY incorporates a comprehensive and diverse view of the issues and challenges facing New York City. ABNY is dedicated to the constant growth and renewal of New York City’s people, businesses and communities.  As the Association for a Better New York (ABNY) marches toward its 50th Anniversary in 2021, the organization reflects on the many public officials, partners, members, and friends who have worked together to keep New York City moving forward.  ABNY is grateful to Mayor David N. Dinkins for his decades-long support and firm commitment to making New York City a better place to live, work, and visit.