Is America still the land of opportunity? If you work hard can you really get ahead? NYC’s rising cost of living, income stagnation, and student debt (among other factors) have converged to create a tale of two cities. A tale that has given birth to different sets of challenges for NYC’s low income, working class and middle income populations. What does economic inequality in NYC look like for you?
Join us at BRIC House in Downtown Brooklyn for a live-televised #BHeard Town Hall for a conversation on what Barack Obama has called "the defining issue of our time."
WED, FEB 27, 2019 | 6:30-8:30PM
MODERATOR: Brian Vines, Managing Editor BRIC TV
Natalia Abrams, Executive Director at Student Debt Crisis
Dr. Guillermina Jasso, Professor of Sociology, Silver Professor of Arts and Science NYU
Dr. Toni Lewis, Founder and President, Liberation Health Strategies & Former Chair SEIU
Helaine Olen, Author/ Journalist at the Washington Post
Dr. Jonas Shaende, Chief Economist at Fiscal Policy Institute
IN PARTNERSHIP WITH:
Fiscal Policy Institute
Student Debt Crisis
#BHeard #EconomicInequality #TownHall
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