Dean Andrews to Speak at Public Policy Forum Featuring Jonathan Kozol

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President and Dean Penelope (Penny) Andrews will participate in a panel at the Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy Annual Forum on Thursday, Nov. 7. The event, with the theme "Growing up in Poverty in America: A Call to Action," will feature National Book Award-winning author Jonathan Kozol, who has written Savage Inequalities, Amazing Grace and Fire in the Ashes.

The forum will take place from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the SUNY College of Nanoscale Science & Engineering.

Other panelists will include:

   Kate Breslin, president and CEO, Schuyler Center

   Cynthia Lamy, author, American Children in Chronic Poverty

   Dr. Tosan Oruwariye, executive vice president and chief medical officer, Morris Heights Health Center

   Cassie Schwerner, senior vice president of programs, Schott Foundation

The Schuyler Center is a statewide, nonprofit, policy analysis and advocacy organization working to shape policies that improve health, welfare and human services in New York state.

Sponsors of the forum include:

   The New York Foundling

   SUNY College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering

   NYSUT

   Manatt, Phelps, & Phillips, LLP

   Morris Heights Health Foundation

   Visiting Nurse Service of New York

   CDPHP

   Policy Research Associates, Inc.

   Schuyler Center Board of Trustees