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David N. Dinkins Leadership & Public Policy Forum 2019

 

Overview

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 2019, Professor Dinkins will welcome Maria Hinojosa.  to deliver Keynote remarks. Maria Hinojosa will join the Forum'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, US Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Vice President Al Gore, Congressman Charles Rangel, Mayors Ed Rendell, Michael Bloomberg and Bill de Blasio, and labor leaders like John Sweeney, Lillian Roberts, Randi Weingarten and Dennis Rivera.

 


MARIA HINOJOSA, FOUNDER OF FUTURO MEDIA GROUP 
DELIVERS 22ND DINKINS FORUM KEYNOTE

Wednesday, April 10, 2019
6:00-9:00 pm

Miller Theatre
2960 Broadway, New York, NY 10027
Columbia University

Welcome and Opening Remarks

David N. Dinkins
106th Mayor, City of New York; Professor of Professional Practice, Columbia SIPA

Merit E. Janow 
Dean, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University

Michael A. Nutter
98th Mayor of Philadelphia, and Professor of Professional Practice in Urban and Public Affairs, Columbia SIPA

Keynote Speaker

Maria Hinojosa
Founder of Futuro Media Group and Executive Producer of Latino USA on NPR

Panel Discussion: Protecting Immigrant Children – A Public Policy Crisis

Michael A. Nutter
98th Mayor of Philadelphia, and Professor of Professional Practice in Urban and Public Affairs, Columbia SIPA

Steven Choi
Executive Director at the New York Immigration Coalition

Lee Gelernt
Deputy Director of the American Civil Liberties Union, ACLU Immigrants’ Rights Project

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