Inequality in New York: The Next Mayor's Challenge

In 2010, 21 percent of New Yorkers were living in poverty and one in four children were poor. What can the next mayor do to expand opportunity for all New Yorkers? 

The Roosevelt Institute invites you to:
Inequality in New York: The Next Mayor’s Challenge
Tuesday, September 24
Cocktail reception: 6 p.m.
Panel: 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m.
The Roosevelt House, Hunter College
47-49 East 65th Street, New York, NY
This event is free and open to the public.
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Welcome: Jeff Madrick, The Bernard L. Schwartz Rediscovering Government Initiative 
Shyama Venkateswar, Director of the Public Policy Program at Roosevelt House

Moderator: David Jones, Community Service Society of New York

James Parrott, Fiscal Policy Institute
Maya Wiley, Center for Social Inclusion
Lawrence Aber, NYU Wagner School
Tsedeye Gebreselassie, National Employment Law Project 
The mayoral candidates will be invited to make remarks and participate.
The Roosevelt Institute’s Bernard L. Schwartz Rediscovering Government Initiative, dedicated to inspiring discussion on how we can use our government's tools to address our nation’s most pressing problems. For more information, please visit

Founded in 2011, Roosevelt Institute | Pipeline is a national network of young adults in their 20s and 30s engaged in collective policy organizing to promote the upward mobility of their cities and communities. For more information, please visit
Roosevelt House, the former home of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt and FDR’s mother Sara, and a part of Hunter College since 1943, reopened in 2010 as a public policy institute honoring the distinguished Roosevelt legacy.