With more than a third of New York City residents born in a country other than the United States, the city’s neighborhoods are constantly shifting and adapting to new cultures, languages, and religions. New York University’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service will explore the topic at this year’s annual Henry Hart Rice Urban Policy Forum, featuring Joseph Salvo, director of the population division of the New York City Department of City Planning, on Tuesday, April 26, at 6:15pm.

Who: Joseph Salvo, Director, Population Division, New York City Department of City Planning

What: “Toward a Model of Demographic and Ethnic Change in New York City’s Neighborhoods: Wishful Thinking or Blueprint for a New Era?”

When: Tuesday, April 26, 2005, 6:15pm (reception begins at 5:30pm)

Where: The Puck Building, 295 Lafayette Street (at Houston St), 2nd Floor

Note: Seating is limited; members of the media must RSVP to Josh Taylor at josh.taylor@nyu.edu.

Established in 1938, the Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service offers advanced programs leading to the professional degrees of Master of Public Administration, Master of Urban Planning, Master of Science in Management, and Doctor of Philosophy. Through these rigorous programs, NYU Wagner educates the future leaders of public, nonprofit, and health institutions as well as private organizations serving the public sector. http://wagner.nyu.edu.

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