The Center for Urban Research is either co-sponsoring or participating in several educational panel discussions and presentations in October 2011 regarding New York City's changing demographics and evolving labor force.
Tuesday, October 18
CUR Director John Mollenkopf participates with panelists Nancy Foner, Joseph Salvo, and Angelo Falcon - moderated by Sam Roberts - in a discussion of the results of the 2010 decennial Census and what those results mean for New York City.
Wednesday, October 19
An outstanding group of speakers will examine the dynamics of New York City's highly unionized labor force and issues crucial to poor and working-class communities. The speakers include Brad Lander, Chair of the City Council’s Progressive Caucus; Bertha Lewis, President of The Black Institute, former Chief Executive Officer of ACORN; John Mollenkopf, Distinguished Professor, Political Science and Sociology at CUNY’s Center for Urban Research; and Edward F. Ott, Distinguished Lecturer at the Murphy Institute and former Executive Director, NYC Central Labor Council. The roundtable will be moderated by celebrated investigative journalist Tom Robbins, currently Investigative Journalist in Residence at CUNY’s School of Journalism.
Tuesday, October 25
Queens County and the 2010 Census: Digital Mapping and Changing Immigrant Demographics in Community Boards 3 & 4 (presentation at the Jewish Center of Jackson Heights)
Steven Romalewski, director of the CUNY Mapping Service, will join with Arturo Sanchez, Chairperson of the Newest New Yorkers Committee of Queens Community Board 3, to discuss recent demographic trends in and around this important community.
The forum is being co-sponsored by the Jewish Center of Jackson Heights and New York City Councilmember Daniel Dromm (25th District, Queens).
When: Tuesday, October 25, 2011 (7:00pm – 9:00pm)
Where: Jewish Center of Jackson Heights, 37-06 77th Street, Queens
Travel Directions: E, F, or 7 subways to the 74th Street station
Questions: Call 917.344.9547