Conversations with City: Featuring Jeremy Travis and Alex Vitale
Thursday, March 13, 2014 from 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM (EDT)
New York, NY
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Jeremy Travis, the president of John Jay College, and Alex Vitale, associate professor of sociology, Brooklyn College" will discuss "Police Reform in New York City," including the changing political landscape, NYPD leadership, Stop and Frisk, and police-community relations. Seating is limited RSVP required.
When & Where
The Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership
The Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership is a leading center for social research and education with a particular emphasis on addressing problems that impede equity, diversity, prosperity, stability, and peace in our society and across the world. Specifically, the school:
- provides rigorous degree programs that foster leadership and public-spiritedness by integrating service, leadership training, and mentoring into the curriculum, and ensuring that students engage with real-world problems;
- maintains and supports a faculty dedicated to the highest standards of research and to the university’s democratic and public obligations, including the responsibility to disseminate research in usable forms to concerned audiences, particularly to those striving to redress injustice or disparity;
- serves as a forum for experts, policymakers, community leaders, and others dealing with the major challenges of our time in ways that dismantle traditional barriers between the academic world, proximate communities, and the broader public.