Event Archives: 2014

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A Multi-Generational Approach to Global Poverty Alleviation

Thursday, October 9, 2014 - 10:00am


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ECONOMICS: A User's Guide

Friday, September 19, 2014 - 1:00pm
Given that chemistry is the study of chemicals and biology is the study of living things, one might assume that economics is the study of the economy. That's not entirely incorrect, but it's not the entire story either.

NYC: The Chinese American Dream

Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 6:30pm
China’s growing dominance as a world power raises a litany of questions for Chinese Americans. The Chinese American experience is one of marked achievement, but also of challenges with privatization and discrimination that often place breaks between immigrant parents and their own children in the generations that follow.
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NYC: The Teacher Wars

Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 6:30pm

This event has reached capacity and is no longer accepting RSVPs. A podcast of the conversation will be available following the event.

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NYC: Israel, Gaza & Monitoring Human Rights During Wartime

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 - 6:30pm
This event is at capacity and no longer accepting RSVPs. Follow the conversation on Twitter: @NewAmericaNYC and&nbs
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Not Who We Are

Monday, September 8, 2014 - 5:30pm

With no end to the bloodshed in Syria in sight, the number of registered Syrian refugees is estimated to surpass 3 million in September 2014. Lebanon alone, a country of about 4.8 million citizens, has received far more than a million Syrians fleeing the war. Behind these figures of incomprehensive magnitude lays a mosaic of human destinies, stories and faces. 

Investing in the American Dream

Monday, September 8, 2014 - 12:15pm
Immigrants, like all consumers, need access to high-quality financial services that both facilitate day-to-day transactions and set them up for long-term success. Many of the financial needs of this population closely mirror those of other underserved consumers in the U.S., though there are distinct challenges that complicate immigrants’ financial situations. For example, a lack of credit history is a common barrier to full participation in the economy for adult immigrants, especially those who lack legal status.
 

NYC: The Next Economic Disaster

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - 6:30pm

NYC: Hot Child in the City

Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 6:30pm

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Iraq: What is Happening?

Thursday, August 14, 2014 - 12:15pm
Two-and-a-half years after the United States withdrew from Iraq, President Obama has ordered air strikes against Sunni militants in the country without giving any sort of timetable on how long the United States will remain involved.  The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) have taken over major cities in the north, Iraqi army officers have abandoned their posts, and people are fleeing the region by the hundreds of thousands.