The Long Crisis: Economic Inequality in New York City, video of November 2014 event

CUNY Law School had an excellent War on Poverty event on November 12, entitled The Long Crisis: Economic Inequality in New York City on Nov. 12th, which focused on the role that economic inequality and injustice play within the context of social justice legal issues and practical solutions lawyers and activists are employing to help overcome the inequality.  Proceedings will be published in an upcoming issue of the New York City Law Review, and you can also watch it online at

The panel featured Fahd Ahmed, acting executive director of DRUM–South Asian Organizing Center, Tom Angotti, professor of Urban Affairs and Planning and Director of the Hunter College Center for Community Planning and Development, Jennifer Jones Austin, CEO and executive director of Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies, Shawn Blumberg, legal director of Housing Conservation Coordinators, and Robin Steinberg, founder and executive director of The Bronx Defenders.

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