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Getting Proactive in the Preserving and Strengthening of Human Services in New York

Friday, March 9, 2018 at 9:00 am to 10:30 am

University Center, L105 63 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY

Join us for a conversation with policymakers, economists, and human services experts focused on the economic and social impact of human services CBOs, and the need to preserve and strengthen their critical role in building foundational supports that contribute to the health and well-being of individuals, families, and communities. The event is being organized in partnership with the Human Services Council of NY and will offer an overview of a new report by Oliver Wyman and SeaChange Capital Partners and commissioned by Alliance for Strong Families and Communities and American Public Human Services Association, A National Imperative: Joining Forces to Strengthen Human Services in America, and focus on what New York can do to address the underlying causes of financial vulnerability in this sector and actions to ensure its sustainability.

Moderator: Christina Greer, Associate Professor of Political Science, Fordham University

  -Fran Barrett, New York State Interagency Coordinator for Nonprofit Organizations - ‎New York State Governor's Office
  -Dr. Herminia Palacio, Deputy Mayor of Health and Human Services, Office of the Mayor
  -Dylan Roberts, Partner, Oliver Wyman
  -Emary Aronson, Chief Program Officer, Robin Hood Foundation

Doors open at 8:30 am and an opportunity for networking will take place after the event. 

Presented by The New School's Center for New York City Affairs. 

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