At 8:00 am
The Century Foundation, 1 Whitehall Street, New York, NY, 10004, United States

Women’s Rights and Political Participation in the Middle East

Start your International Women’s Day with the inspirational and extraordinary women’s rights advocate Dr. AlAnoud AlSharekh, a leader in the fight to end violence against women and promote women’s political participation in the Middle East. The Century Foundation will host a breakfast conversation featuring Dr. AlSharekh—who is visiting from Kuwait—and TCF senior associate Lily Hindy...

At 5:30 pm
The Abramson Family Auditorium, NYU Washington D.C., 1307 L St NW, Washington, D.C. , 20005

Debates of the Century @NYU: School Segregation

Sixty-four years after Brown v. Board of Education, segregation by race and economic class continues to persist in schools of all types, and in every state across America. But is school segregation one of the biggest threats to education today, or is it merely a distraction from deeper issues of resource allocation and poor standards?...

At 8:30 am
Kaiser Family Foundation, Barbara Jordan Conference Center, 1330 G Street Northwest, Washington, DC, 20005, United States

Health Reform 2020: Towards Affordable, Quality Care for All Americans

On behalf of The Century Foundation and The American Prospect you are invited to Health Reform 2020: Towards Affordable, Quality Care for All Americans. Join leading experts as they explore options to improve affordable, accessible health coverage—from extending Medicare, to expanding Medicaid, to building on the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Former administration officials, academics, experts,...

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

Police Body Cameras: Indispensable Accountability Tool or Surveillance Nightmare?

In the past few years, police departments across the country have embraced police-worn body cameras as a response to community demands for increased accountability. But do body cameras, coupled with advances in facial recognition technology, actually reduce police brutality, or do they only increase the surveillance of already over-surveilled communities? If there’s no going back,...

At 6:30 pm
The Puck Building, 295 Lafayette Street, New York, New York, 10012, United States

Debates of the Century @NYU Wagner: “The government should stop gentrification.”

Gentrification. It’s complicated and controversial—an interplay of urban planning, housing, transportation, inequality, and the movement of people. It drives heated discussions in townhalls, community board meetings, and legislative bodies in New York City and urban areas around the world. The media often debates what—if any—policy responses or interventions we should implement. As cities around the...

At 8:30 am
United Steelworkers Headquarters, 60 Boulevard of the Allies, 4th Floor, Pittsburgh, 15222

Manufacturing a Better Paying Pennsylvania

You’re invited to “Manufacturing a Better Paying Pennsylvania,” a half-day summit in Pittsburgh on Tuesday, October 17, that will bring together local and national leaders committed to revitalizing manufacturing and spurring economic development in the Keystone State. This event is part of the High Wage America Project, a policy and research program led by The...

At 4:00 pm
The Whittemore House, 1526 New Hampshire Avenue NW, Washington, D.C., 20036

Should Charter Schools Help Integrate Washington, D.C.?

You can watch video of this event here: Live Streaming Video Nationally, educators and activists have begun to renew and strengthen conversations about school diversity and desegregation. Prior to the end of his tenure, the US Department of Education under Secretary John King pushed both grants and legislation that would have funded and supported local...