Public Conversations

THE PROMISE OF AFORDABILITY: The de Blasio Plan and the Challenge for the Bronx
A discussion about the Mayor’s promise of affordability and how it effects the Bronx.
BRONX JOBS &THE ENVIRONMENT: Beyond the Zero Sum
Representatives from Bronx nonprofit organizations examined the challenges involved with working in this sector.
SHIFTING SANDS: New Dynamics in The Bronx Art Scene
This conversation explored the impact social media and digital technology have on the intimate world of art.
VOTER ENGAGEMENT IN THE SOUTH BRONX
Speakers shared non-partisan ideas to increase voter turnout in the community.
MISSION ACCOMPLISHED? Power, Struggle, and Unfinished Business in Post-Marriage Equality New York
LGBTQ leaders confronted the challenges still faced by their community in a Post-Marriage Equality world.
IN THE SAME BOAT?  Collaboration, Competition, and the State of Elementary Education in the Bronx
A group of educators discussed the current state of elementary education in the borough.
BRONX LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE
Nonprofit leaders discussed how to expand their leadership and create effective strategies for serving the community.
BUILDING & SUSTAINING COMMUNITIES
Hostos students, faculty, staff, and members of the community including representatives of the 40th precinct came together to share ideas on community communication and conflict resolution.
UNCHARTERED WATERS
In this session, we offered ideas on how nonprofit organizations working directly with immigrants might best serve their clients during this very uncertain time.