New York Urban League Hosts Town Hall, Press Conference on March 25th; Will Release New “State of Black New York” Report
The New York Urban League (NYUL) will release “The State of Black New York,” its first report in over a decade at a Town Hall on Tuesday, March 25th 6:30 – 8:30PM ET at New York University’s Kimmel Center for University Life, located at 60 Washington Square South.
NYUL President & CEO Arva Rice will hold a press conference prior to the event, which will start at 5:00PM ET. Press check-in begins at 4:30PM ET.
The State of Black New York explores poignant issues impacting African-Americans, including education and employment disparities, and the imbalance and poor access to opportunities in the tech industry in today’s information economy, among other topics.
During the Town Hall, Media personalities, pundits, and academics will discuss issues raised in the new report, and the audience will have an opportunity to share feedback and ask questions.
Tuesday, March 25, 2020
Town Hall: 6:30 – 8:30PM ET
New York University
Kimmel Center for University Life
Eisner & Lubin Auditorium – 4thfloor
60 Washington Square South
New York, NY 10012
NYUL President & CEO Arva Rice at press conference prior to Town Hall
Town Hall Panelists
· Basil Smikle, Professor, Columbia, MSBNC Correspondent, MODERATOR
· Tamika Mallory, Activist
· John Flateau, Professor Medgar Evers
· Michael Lindsey, ED, McSilver Institute, NYU (Host)
· Arva Rice, NYUL President & CEO
· Pastor Kyndra Frazier, Hope Center
· Kirsten Foy, ARC of Justice
· Additional panelists to be announced
· Public Advocate Jumaane Williams confirmed to do a short keynote.
*MEDIA: To attend the press conference and/or Town Hall, to schedule an interview for another date, and/or receive an embargoed copy of The State of Black New York report, please Email Lisa Skriloff at email@example.com.
About New York Urban League
For over 100 years, the New York Urban League (NYUL) has led the way in the education, employment, and empowerment of underserved African-Americans across the five boroughs of New York City. During this time, we are proud to have inspired, influenced, and ignited over one million Black people to achieve their highest aspirations. NYUL remains a vital resource for our city’s African-Americans and other underserved groups. We invest to transform the lives of over 8,000 families each year by providing quality higher education options, economic opportunity, and community engagement.
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