Named for the 106th Mayor of the nation's largest city, the first (and only) African American Mayor elected in New York City, the David N. Dinkins Leadership & Public Policy Forum provides a vehicle for analysis, focus and dialogue around the dynamic elements of urban policies, programs, and initiatives.
For over 20 years, 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.
In April 2020, Professor Dinkins will welcome New York’s Governor Andrew Cuomo to deliver Keynote remarks. Andrew Cuomo will join this event's legacy of keynoters that includes notables such as Former US Attorney General Eric Holder, Congressman John Lewis, Former US Attorney General Loretta Lynch, Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Vice President Al Gore, Congressman Charles Rangel, Mayors Ed Rendell, Michael Bloomberg and Bill de Blasio among a long list of notables.
ANDREW CUOMO, GOVERNOR OF NEW YORK, DELIVERS KEYNOTE ADDRESS
Thursday, April 30, 2020 | 6:00-9:00 PM
2960 Broadway, New York, NY 10027
Welcome and Opening Remarks
98th Mayor of Philadelphia, and Professor of Professional Practice in Urban and Public Affairs, Columbia SIPA
Associate Professor of Political Science and American Studies at Fordham University
President and Chief Executive Officer of the Community Service Society of New York
Panel Discussion Moderator
Ester R. Fuchs
Professor of International and Public Affairs and Political Science; Director of the Urban and Social Policy Program, Columbia SIPA
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.