WHY (World Hunger Year) and The New School Media Studies Program are sponsoring their annual anti-poverty forum featuring prominent journalists, performers, and exemplary grassroots organizations. The event is free and open to the public; it will be held at the New School University?s Graduate Graduate Faculty of Political and Social Science (65 Fifth Avenue, between 14th and 13th streets).
Panel discussion topics include: War and Famine in Africa, America's homelessness crisis, the plight of the poor in NYC, America's obesity epidemic, women in poverty, and the roles of artists and grassroots organizations in social movements. Among the speakers on tap for the forum: Ron Suskind, journalist and author of The Price of Loyalty, George W. Bush, the White House and the Education of Paul O?Neill; Walter Carrington, former US Ambassador to Nigeria; Ann Crittenden, Price of Motherhood, and many more. For additional information or to register for the forum, click here.
Added by lavedette on September 13, 2004