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The Impact of NYCHA Conditions on Health, Education and Child Welfare

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at 9:00 am to 11:00 am

Bob and Sheila Hoerle Lecture Hall, Room UL105, University Center 63 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10003

Hazardous living conditions for NYCHA residents affect not only the quality of life and health for children, but also negatively impact the ability of families to stay together. Join activists, advocates and NYCHA residents to discuss how living in public housing affects child welfare involvement and identify community-driven strategies to promote change. Our guests include:

Moderator: Cindy Bautista-Thomas, Columbia University School of Social Work


  • Ray Lopez, Director of Programs and Director of Environmental Health, Little Sisters of the Assumption

  • Michele Holmes, Housing Activist and NYCHA resident

  • Steven Goodman, Founding Director, Educational Video Center

Please contact Kamille Vargas ( should you require reasonable accommodations for the event.

Presented by the Center for New York City Affairs. 

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