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March 2019

The Kea Fiedler Spring Colloquium presents: Black Workers and the Rise of Precarious Employment in the U.S.

March 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm EDT

The Kea Fiedler Spring Colloquium presents: Black Workers and the Rise of Precarious Employment in the U.S. Presentation by: Ofronama Biu Workers in nonstandard employment arrangements--those that are on-call, temporary, or contract-based--are more susceptible to poverty. Precarious jobs offer fewer employment protections, lower pay, and are less likely to provide benefits such as health insurance and retirement coverage. These growing trends have implications for workers who tend to be in the most vulnerable positions in the labor market. American jobs have been mostly segregated since the middle of the 20th century. Black women and men have been systematically crowded into low wage occupations (such as sales) and crowded out of high wage occupations (such as management), even when they have…

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The Future of Data Justice: Community Power and Data-Driven Systems

March 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 pm EDT

  What unique challenges do members of marginalized communities face when dealing with data-driven systems? What strategies and solutions safeguard them against pervasive forms of surveillance? To answer these questions, Digital Equity Lab, based at the Milano School of Public Policy at The New School, hosts Our Data Bodies (ODB) for a public discussion on March 28th based in Charlotte’s, Detroit’s, and Los Angeles’ most marginalized urban neighborhoods, ODB has been in the field since 2015, consulting with community members about their experiences with data collection and data-driven systems. Its recently published Digital Defense Playbook: Community Power Tools for Reclaiming Data speaks to the future of data justice. To celebrate ODB and this work, this public panel will discuss inequality,…

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April 2019

Facebook Live| M.S. in Public and Urban Policy

April 15 @ 1:20 pm EDT

Description Join us on Facebook on Monday, April 15th at 1:20p.m. for a live interview with Public and Urban Policy faculty. We will share our experiences as members of The New School's academic community and be available to answer your questions. Please remember to "like" the Milano School page to receive the most current information when we go live. You may email your questions in advance to nsadmissions@newschool.edu, as well as during the Livestream. See you online! Sincerely, Office of Graduate Admission The New School   Location: Online Event (Facebook Live)

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