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"Unions, Workers, and the Democratic Party", webcast from CUNY Murphy Institute

Webcast from the Murphy Institute, CUNY School of Professional Studies. Friday, September 18, 8:30-10:15 am. (In response to the tremendous interest, we're arranging for a livestream of the event. You must RSVP so that we can email you the link to the webcast the day before the event.) Published: 9/14/2015 3:55:00 PM

Henry Levin Cited by Adam Davidson in NY Times

Adam Davidson cited a study by Professor Levin in his NY Times article, "Is College Tuition Really Too High?" Published: 9/8/2015 10:25:00 AM

Henry Levin Receives Prestigious Chinese Award

Professor Levin is the winner of the "Outstanding Contribution to Chinese Education Research Award" from the Ming Yuan Education Foundation. Published: 9/8/2015 10:15:00 AM

Judith Scott-Clayton Study Cited in NYT Column on FAFSA

New York Times column, "Fafsa Follies: To Gain a Student, Eliminate a Form," quotes a study by Judith Scott-Clayton and others Published: 8/25/2015 12:44:00 PM

Amy Stuart Wells: New Generation of Urban Parents Want Multicultural Communities and Diverse Schools

Slate.com quotes Amy Stuart Wells in article, "Why NYC is Experimenting with New Ways to Desegregate Public Schools" Published: 8/25/2015 12:36:00 PM

Study by Judith Scott-Clayton and Veronica Minaya Featured in Inside Higher Ed

Inside Higher Ed takes an in-depth look at findings from a recent study by Professor Scott-Clayton and Economics and Education PhD student Veronica Minaya on the effects of federal work-study participation on students' academic and employment outcomes. Published: 7/31/2015 1:26:00 PM

Melinda Karp, PhD 2006 in Sociology & Education, Featured in NPR Story

Melinda Karp, PhD 2006 in Sociology & Education, was featured in an NPR story, "The Writing Assignment that Changes Lives." Published: 7/22/2015 2:07:00 PM

Tom Bailey Quoted in Associated Press Article

Professor Bailey talks about the complexity of the college transfer process in an Associated Press article. Published: 7/16/2015 10:24:00 AM

"Unions, Workers, and the Democratic Party", webcast from CUNY Murphy Institute

Webcast from the Murphy Institute, CUNY School of Professional Studies: “Unions, Workers, and the Democratic Party

 http://murphyinstituteblog.org/2015/09/11/livestream-unions . . .

Friday, September 18, 2015, 8:30am – 10:15am

(We’re sorry to say – this event is full! In response to the tremendous interest, we’re arranging for a livestream of the event. You must RSVP so that we can email you the link to the webcast the day before the event.)

Regardless of who becomes the Democratic Party candidate for President in 2016, organized labor is poised once again to spend millions of dollars on the Democratic candidate. What is labor shopping for? What is it likely to get for its political money? How will it determine whether or not its resources were wisely spent? Will the larger, diverse working-class find a distinct voice in a political environment dominated by big money?

 

Speakers:

Randi Weingarten, President, American Federation of Teachers
Larry Cohen, Making Progressive Politics Work; former President, Communications Workers of America
Juan Gonzalez, reporter for Daily News and co-host of Democracy Now!
Basil Smikle, Executive Director, New York State Democratic Party and Ph.D. candidate in the Politics & Education Program at EPSA

Moderated by Ed Ott, Distinguished Lecturer, The Murphy Institute

 

(9/14/2015)

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