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October 2019

Furthering Fair Housing in NYC

October 25 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Rudin Family Forum for Civic Dialogue, The Puck Building, 295 Lafayette, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10012 United States
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Join the Wagner Policy Alliance as we bring together a panel of housing policy experts to discuss today’s most pressing equity-related issues within affordable housing in New York City. Specific topics for discussion include the effects of gentrification, redlining, inclusionary zoning, and more. Panelists to be announced. Reception to follow.

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November 2019

Anthropology and Human Rights: the Impact of Sally Engle Merry

November 8 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Lipton Hall, 108 West 3rd Street
New York, NY 10012 United States
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Join us at NYU School of Law for a discussion among leading experts on current issues and the far-reaching impact of Professor Sally Engle Merry’s defining contributions to law and anthropology.   RSVP Schedule Human Rights and Anthropology — 9:00–10:15 a.m. Julie Billaud (Graduate Institute, Geneva) Strategizing for Relevance: NGO’s Submissions to…

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Puerto Rico Summer Uprising: What comes next?

November 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
NYU King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center, 53 Washington Square South
New York, NY 10012 United States
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The Summer of 2019 marked a pivotal moment in the history of people’s struggles in the island of Puerto Rico. Two weeks of massive protests culminated in the ousting of then-governor Ricardo Roselló. Our event explores how this protest was a response to humiliation, corruption, and austerity measures imposed by…

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Human Rights in Hong Kong

November 18 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Lipton Hall, 108 West 3rd Street
New York, NY 10012 United States
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This event is at capacity and RSVPs have been closed.  Due to the high volume of responses, an RSVP does not guarantee admission. We apologize for the inconvenience.   Leading human rights activists and scholars reflect on the unfolding crisis in Hong Kong and the uses, limits, and challenges of…

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The Role of Prosecutors in Reforming the Criminal Legal System

November 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lipton Hall, 108 West 3rd Street
New York, NY 10012 United States
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In preparation for the 2020 district attorney elections throughout the country, this panel will discuss the need for both journalists and the public to push prosecutorial candidates to work towards ending mass incarceration and mass supervision. Panelists will also discuss the  benefits and limitations of relying on prosecutors to achieve…

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