October 26, 2007
The New York Womens Foundation, in partnership with Women of Color Policy Network at NYU Wagner, and the Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service at New York University will host an in-depth forum, More Than Income: Defining and Measuring Poverty in New York City, on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2007, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Wagner School, The Puck Building, 2nd Floor., 295 Lafayette Street, New York, N.Y.
Among the issues to be addressed are: definitions and measurements of poverty, including the Self-Sufficiency Standard and the U.N. Human Development Index; how social exclusion compounds poverty; opportunities and challenges for policymakers and advocates; and the ways that individuals and communities are taking action to make change.
Opening remarks will be delivered by Ana L. Oliveira, President and CEO, The New York Womens Foundation, and Ellen Schall, Dean and Martin Cherkasky Professor of Health Policy and Management, NYU Wagner.
Special remarks will be presented by Linda I. Gibbs, Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services, City of New York. The moderator is Gail B. Nayowith, Executive Director, Laurie M. Tisch Foundation.
Panels will consist of the following:
Program starts promptly at 9:30 am. Due to space constraints, attendance is restricted to three individuals per organization.
This Press Release is in the following Topics:
Events and Traditions, Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
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