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
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
Manatt, Phelps, & Phillips, LLP
Morris Heights Health Foundation
Visiting Nurse Service of New York
Policy Research Associates, Inc.
Schuyler Center Board of Trustees