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Reimagining Justice: NYC Without Rikers Island 9:00 am
Reimagining Justice: NYC Without Rikers Island
Nov 15 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
With the impending closing of Rikers Island, this conference will bring together community members, service providers, academics, and policy makers to identify and work on the policy and programmatic solutions needed to reimagine a justice system that centers healthy individuals, families, and communities. This conference will look at people, policy, and place, with a focus upon the structural policies regarding incarceration and the community based support required for justice and healing. The New School will serve as both a laboratory to test and advance collaborative work, as well as a support to existing efforts throughout New York City. The conference will be action oriented to ensure that the knowledge produced and shared will lead to actionable initiatives and progress toward[...]
Careers in Sustainability: A Panel Discussion 6:00 pm
Careers in Sustainability: A Panel Discussion @ Bark Room
Nov 15 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
 
Organizations, Politics, and Control: The Economic Sociology of Worker Owner Scarcity 6:00 pm
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How We Labor: Building a New Social Contract for Jobs and Working People – A HENRY COHEN LECTURE 6:00 pm
How We Labor: Building a New Social Contract for Jobs and Working People – A HENRY COHEN LECTURE
Nov 27 @ 6:00 pm – Nov 27 @ 8:00 pm
Should we have a public option for jobs? How can we build workplace democracy? Should workers run their own enforcement systems? Can our economy offer workers more options through coops and other alternative job models? These themes and more will be explored in a conversation on how to transform labor featuring Pablo Benson-Silva of the New York City Network of Worker Cooperatives; Darrick Hamilton, director of the doctoral program in public and urban policy, and professor of economics and urban policy at The Milano School of Policy, Management, and Environment and the Department of Economics, The New School; and Cathy Albisa, executive director of National Economic and Social Rights Initiative. Introduction by Melanie Hart, Director, Social Justice Iniatives at The[...]
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GLUE Brownbag Series #2 1:00 pm
GLUE Brownbag Series #2
Nov 29 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
The Global, Urban, and Environmental Studies (GLUE) programs invite you to join us for our second GLUE Brownbag series, with presentation by: Mine Yildirim: “They call it dog graveyard. we call it home: dog exiles, confinement and killings along peri-urban istanbul”. When: Thursday, Nov. 29, 1-2 pm Where: The Bark Room (M 104); Sheila C. Design Johnson Center, 2 W. 13th St RSVP in order to receive the paper topic in advance *open to faculty & graduate students We encourage you to bring lunch and an open mind for engaging conversation! Sponsored by the Global, Urban, and Environmental Studies programs at The New School.
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