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03 Dec 2019

Closing the Women’s Wealth Gap: A Life Cycle Approach

Tuesday, December 3, 2019 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
The factors limiting a woman’s abilty to build and preserve wealth are interconnected throughout her life, so why aren’t the solutions? Research shows that a “one-size fits all” approach to closing the women’s wealth gap is infective. In...
16 Oct 2019

Who is Poor in NYC? Hint: Many More People Than You Think

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 -
9:00am to 11:00am
Since its introduction in 2000, the Self-Sufficiency Standard has shifted the conversation from poverty to self-sufficiency and informed advocacy efforts, such as expanding tax credits for working households, reducing fares for low-income riders,...
10 Oct 2019

Uniting US: Challenging Fear and Standing Up for Humanity and Reality

Thursday, October 10, 2019 -
9:00am to 11:00am
It is almost physically and emotionally inhumane to keep up with the current administration’s, social media, and movement-building campaigns that are reported on a daily basis. It is clear that our identity – as a nation – is being reshaped as...
24 Jul 2019

A Post-Victory Breakfast Briefing on Congestion Pricing & the Road Ahead

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 -
9:00am to 10:30am
Thanks in large part to the generous support of the New York funding community, a highly organized and powerful coalition of over 150 business, labor, good government, environmental and justice organizations, secured passage of a robust congestion...
25 Jun 2019

A Primer on Divesting from Immigrant Detention - A Webinar Hosted by GCIR

Tuesday, June 25, 2019 -
1:00pm to 2:15pm
When families and unaccompanied children seeking asylum at the border and long-time residents living in our communities are detained by immigration enforcement, they are most often sent to privately owned and operated prisons and detention centers...
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13 Jun 2019

Utilizing TANF for Families Experiencing Homelessness - A Webinar Hosted by Funders Together to End Homelessness

Thursday, June 13, 2019 -
2:30pm to 3:30pm
The Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program acts as a time limited program to assists families with children when the parents or other responsible relatives cannot provide for the family’s basic needs. Some states are making strides...
11 Jun 2019

Economic Security for Immigrants: Innovative Workforce Approaches - A Webinar Hosted by GCIR

Tuesday, June 11, 2019 -
12:30pm to 1:30pm
We all benefit when immigrants can reach their full potential in our nation's workplaces. Yet between increased workplace raids and arrests, accelerated I-9 employer audits, and the resumption of Social Security Administration’s "No Match Letters"...
05 Jun 2019

Democracy and The Next American Economy: Where Prosperity Meets Justice

Wednesday, June 5, 2019 -
9:00am to 10:30am
How do we create a more inclusive and sustainable political economy that is better for people and the planet? How do we achieve a truly representative democracy? Come join us for a conversation with Henry A.J. Ramos, author of Democracy and The Next...
04 Jun 2019

Stonewall 50: Lessons in Unerasing Underrepresented Histories

Tuesday, June 4, 2019 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
This June marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising, a key turning point in the LGBTQ civil rights movement. Despite the enormous advances of the movement, most people know almost nothing about LGBTQ history. Like those of other...
03 Jun 2019

Movement Lawyering: Reimagining Lawyering before the Immigration System - A Webinar Hosted by GCIR

Monday, June 3, 2019 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
No one should face a potentially life-changing legal decision without representation that utilizes the best strategic thinking. Conditions are sobering: only 37% have access to legal representation , including women and children; detention capacity...
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