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April 2019

Restore and Repair: A New Social Contract to Decolonize Our Institutions

April 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT

A Henry Cohen Lecture How do we tackle the devastating harms of criminalization imposed on communities of color that continue, among other things, to prevent us from creating an inclusive democracy? The movement for restorative and transformative justice in schools offers a path forward. Parents and students have built an alternative framework to repair and restore relationships and decolonize how our institutions work. Please join this conversation on how we can move from social control and criminalization to inclusive democracy and liberation. Speakers will include: Zakiya Sankara-Jabar, Dignity in Schools Campaign (moderator) Tafari Melisizwe, Dignity in Schools Campaign Anne Looser, Teachers Unite & Movement of Rank and File Educators (M.O.R.E.) Dermott Myrie, M.O.R.E. nominee for UFT president Andrea Colon, Rockaway…

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Indigenous Resistance and the Crisis of Mother Earth: Paths to Climate Justice Day 1

April 22 @ 6:15 pm - 8:15 pm EDT

Around the world, indigenous communities and movements are revitalizing indigenous knowledge and ways of organizing to defend lands, restore communal self-determination, and protect Mother Earth as they confront (neo)colonial, patriarchal, capitalist and state projects that undermine indigenous territories and drive Anthropocene crises like climate change and biodiversity loss. Two panels will be held; the first on April 22nd and the second on April 23rd. In solidarity with indigenous struggles, this Earth Week panel seeks to foster critical reflections on the responsibility of academia and the public in relation to the communities and movements working to overcome the drivers of our planetary crisis. This event will be held in parallel to the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues. The event…

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Facebook Live| M.S. in Organizational Change Management

April 23 @ 1:20 pm EDT

Description Join us on Facebook on Monday, April 23rd at 1:20p.m. for a live interview with Organizational Change Management 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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Indigenous Resistance and the Crisis of Mother Earth: Paths to Climate Justice – Day 2

April 23 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT

Around the world, indigenous communities and movements are revitalizing indigenous knowledge and ways of organizing to defend lands, restore communal self-determination, and protect Mother Earth as they confront (neo)colonial, patriarchal, capitalist and state projects that undermine indigenous territories and drive Anthropocene crises like climate change and biodiversity loss. Two panels will be held; the first on April 22nd and the second on April 23rd. This second panel seeks to foster critical reflection on the responsibility of academia in relation to the front-line communities and movements directly confronting the drivers and agents of our planetary crisis. These conversations will be held during Earth Week and parallel to the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues. Presented by Amazon Watch, the Shipibo…

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Long-term, large-scale change: Insights From the Field

April 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT

Recognizing the systemic nature of the change they’re seeking, organizations are shifting how they approach change-making. They’re preparing for journeys that are more long-term, more large-scale, and more complex. How should we think about strategy in such conditions? What does success look like, and what challenges do we face? This panel will explore the new approaches and perspectives that social impact practitioners are bringing to their work. The panelists’ reflections on these questions are collected in the new book Perspectives on Impact: Leading Voices on Making Systemic Change in the Twenty-First Century, which brings together over 20 leaders to share their perspectives on how the impact “field” is tackling the complex, multi-dimensional challenges facing our world. RSVP Here The Panel…

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Kea Fiedler Colloquium: Emie Eshmawy Globalization as Intra-Regional Urban Planning Design and Policy: Case Studies from the UAE to North Africa

April 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm EDT

Globalization as Intra-Regional Urban Planning Design and Policy: This presentation will explore and observe the effects of globalization on the decision-making process which leads more developed Arab states to design, plan and implement megacities in socio-culturally similar developing countries. The UAE has successfully exported megacity urban designs to intra-regional North African nations; examples include Capital Cairo in Egypt and the Tunisian Economic City in Tunisia where lookalike cities highly resemble Abu Dhabi and neighboring Dubai. Megacities conceptualized and designed in Gulf states by firms for developing Arab countries represent a modern intra-regional “flow of ideas”. Globalized cities in the UAE meet the demands of the 21st century, ultimately becoming desirable to neighboring developing nations seeking to increase urban economic productivity…

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Facebook Live| M.S. in Non Profit Management

April 29 @ 1:20 pm EDT

Description Join us on Facebook on Monday, April 29th at 1:20p.m. for a live interview with Non Profit Management 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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May 2019

Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management Program Live Webinar Info Session

May 13 @ 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm EDT

Learn more about the graduate program in Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management, its curriculum, admission requirements, scholarship, and financial aid and our alumni. We'll also discuss the postmaster's certificate in Sustainability Strategies. Register here. This is presented by Milano School of Policy, Management and Environment

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MS Public and Urban Policy Live Webinar

May 16 @ 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm EDT

Learn more about the MS in Public and Urban Policy Program, its curriculum, admission requirements, alumni, and scholarship and financial aid opportunities. We'll also discuss the 16-month accelerated option. Register here. This is presented by Milano School of Policy, Management and Environment  

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September 2019

Book Launch & Discussion: Globalism and Localization

September 12 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm EDT
FREE

You are invited to celebrate the launch of the new book, Globalism and Localization: Emergent Approaches to Ecological and Social Crises. Within this collection, contributors expound upon the connection between local and global phenomenon within their respective fields including social ecology, climate justice, ecopsychology, big history, peace ecology, social justice, community resilience, indigenous rights, permaculture, food justice, liberatory politics, and both transformative and transpersonal studies.   RSVP here Refreshments will be served!     The following panel of authors will discuss their experiences in addressing the ecological and social crises highlighted in the book:   Jeanine M. Canty, Professor and Chair, Environmental Studies department at Naropa University. She is the chief editor of the book and teaches courses including: Ecopsychology, Deep…

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