At 6:00 pm
New York University, Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies, New York, NY, 10012

Does Secularism have a Future in the Middle East?

Middle Eastern conflicts have become synonymous with sectarianism and Islamism. And yet, many individuals in those very same conflict zones embrace pluralism and secular identities. Join us on Wednesday, October 10, to learn how restrictive citizenship laws and sectarian politics in the Middle East have moved far out of kilter with their pluralistic and diverse...

At 8:30 am
NYU Washington, DC, The Abramson Family Auditorium, Washington, DC, 20005

Higher Ed 2020: College Affordability Ideas for the Next Congress and Beyond

In recent years, dozens of free, debt-free, and reformed financial aid programs and proposals have cropped up in states across the country. State legislatures have finally started to reinvest in higher education, and federal and state-level politicians have increasingly pledged to pursue ambitious action on college affordability and the explosion in student debt. Join us...

At 9:30 am
The United States Navy Memorial, Naval Heritage Center, Burke Theatre, Washington, DC, 20004

Building a High Wage America: Lessons from the Heartland

What would it take to build a high wage America? The Century Foundation’s Bernard L. Schwartz Rediscovering Government Initiative and the Economic Policy Institute invite you to attend an upcoming summit focused on how to raise wages for American workers and revitalize communities in our nation’s industrial heartland. Featuring: Vice President Joe Biden A lifelong...

At 7:00 pm
The Great Hall at Cooper Union, 7 East 7th Street, New York, NY, 10003

TCF to Question Candidates for NY Attorney General at Final Debate at Cooper Union

One week before the New York state primaries, WNYC and The Cooper Union will host what is likely to be the final debate for the Democratic candidates for attorney general of New York. Preet Bharara, former U.S. Attorney, Southern District of New York, podcast host of Stay Tuned with Preet, and distinguished scholar in residence...

At 6:00 pm
The Century Foundation, 1 Whitehall Street, New York, NY, 10004, United States

Us vs. Them: Interrupting the Cycle of Fear in American Policy

From the incarceration of Japanese-Americans during WWII to Trump-era initiatives like the Muslim Ban and family separation, American policy has too-often framed immigrants, people of color, and religious minorities to be a threat. What can we do to cut through this cycle of fear and support change that honors the history of this country and...

At 5:30 pm
The Century Foundation, 1 Whitehall Street, New York, NY, 10004, USA

The Divided City: A Discussion with Alan Mallach

Join us for a conversation with Alan Mallach on his latest book, The Divided City: Poversity and Prosperity in Urban America in an event co-hosted by The Century Foundation and the Regional Plan Association. The factories may be gone, but millennials are flocking to affordable, once-industrial cities like Newark, Baltimore and Pittsburgh. But alongside their...