Public Policy

05 Nov 2014

Should Nonprofits Be Mandated to Pay Living Wages, and What is Philanthropy’s Role?

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 -
2:30pm to 5:00pm
Nonprofits and the Living Wage - while government bears most of the burden of ensuring that nonprofits have the resources they need to pay self-sustaining wages, philanthropy also plays a critical role that needs further examination. Join us for a...
15 Oct 2014

Busting the Business of Trafficking Women and Children

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 -
8:45am to 11:00am
Human trafficking is often approached as a women and children’s human rights and social justice issue. Rightly so considering the U.S. State Department estimates 600,000 to 800,000 people are trafficked across international borders every year with...
08 Oct 2014

Deputy Mayor and Four Commissioners Explore Opportunities for Better Coordination on Vulnerable Youth

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 -
1:45pm to 3:30pm
According to the Administration for Children’s Services (as of September 2014) there were 11,386 children in foster care. There are 1,000 young people who annually age out of foster care. In September 2014, there were 24,124 children who were...
22 Jul 2014

The Rollback on Reproductive Rights and Justice

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 -
8:45am to 11:00am
The opposition to reproductive rights in this country employs many different tactics that target a variety of communities, from the criminalization of pregnant women, to promoting myths like Asian American women are giving birth to more boys than...
17 Jul 2014

Pulitzer Winner Barton Gellman on Philanthropy’s Role in Better Balancing Competing Demands on Civil Liberties and National Security

Thursday, July 17, 2014 -
2:45pm to 5:00pm
In the wake of 9/11, government actions have led to an ongoing national debate about how to strike the right balance between civil liberties and national security in the U.S. From the swift enactment of the USA Patriot Act of 2001 and creation of...
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04 Jun 2014

The de Blasio Administration’s Workforce Development Strategy

Wednesday, June 4, 2014 -
8:45am to 11:00am
This Quarterly Meeting of the New York City Workforce Funders will feature a presentation from Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen on the de Blasio Administration’s Workforce Development Strategy and a panel of national experts discussing innovative employer-...
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