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Be the Catalyst: Turn Your Social Justice Ideas into Action

October 29, 2014 ▪ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

 

Being an activist means you have to know how to organize, connect, mobilize—and hang tough. Gallatin alumni with careers in social justice will share their stories and discuss organizing techniques and follow through, and answer audience questions about how to transform an inspiring idea into action. To fuel the discussion, select Gallatin undergraduates will share their experiences with social justice activism and get feedback from the panel on how to realize their current projects.

Discussion followed by networking reception.

Panelists include:

Alice Davis (GAL BA ’09)
Staff Attorney, Immigrant Workers’ Rights Program at Catholic Migration Services

Chris Keeley (GAL BA ’05, MUP Wagner ’11)
Vice President Government Relations at Health Republic Insurance of New York

Sadat Iqbal (GAL BA ’10)
Director of Syringe Exchange & Outreach Services at Lower East Side Harm Reduction Center

Kate Toth (GAL BA ’08)
Researcher at Humanitarian Outcomes

The discussion will be moderated by:

Julian Cyr (GAL BA ’08)
Director of Policy &​ ​Regulatory Affairs​, Massachusetts Department of Public Health

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Date:
October 29, 2014
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Event Category:
Website:
http://urbandemos.nyu.edu
Additional Info:

Organizer

Urban Democracy Lab & Gallatin Human Rights Initiative
Website:
http://urbandemos.nyu.edu

Venue

Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute
20 Cooper Square, 7th Floor, New York, NY United States
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