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Poverty in NYC: A Panel Discussion

Poverty in NYC: A Panel Discussion

On Tuesday, Nov. 27, The Yeshiva University College Democrats hosted a panel titled “Poverty in New York City” to discuss both this growing problem sweeping our city and potential solutions. The panel consisted of New York State Assemblymember Andrew Hevesi (D28), David G. Greenfield, CEO of the Met Council, and Dr. Daniel Kimmel, assistant professor

Assembly Member Al Taylor Comes to Wurzweiler

Taylor Spoke About His Experience In Community Organizing On Wednesday, October 17, Assembly member Al Taylor (D-71) spoke at Wurzweiler School of Social Work’s Lunch and Learn about community organizing and the New York housing crisis. As both a pastor and an elected official, Al Taylor has had experience with people when they are at

“With a Fistful of Chutzpah”: Women In Democracy

Yeshiva University Hosts Three New York State Assembly Members On Tuesday, October 16, the Yeshiva University Feminists Club hosted an event titled “Women in Democracy” where three female New York State Assembly members spoke about their experience as women in politics. Aridia Espinal (D-39), Nily Rozic (D-25) and Carmen De La Rosa (D-72), who is

Life Lessons From a Jewish Public Servant

Assistant Vice President for Government Affairs Phil Goldfeder Shares Political Experience with Honors Students For those curious about how to balance Judaism with a life of public service, Phil Goldfeder, assistant vice president for government affairs at Yeshiva University, gave a funny and inspiring rendition of his life’s journey titled “From Albany to Oklahoma” to students

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