BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:icalendar-ruby CALSCALE:GREGORIAN BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTAMP:20161203T094015Z UID:239180 DTSTART:20121004T183000 DTEND:20121004T203000 DESCRIPTION:

Join us for a pre-Election Day conversation to explore how a ctivists have influenced electoral debate and outcomes—historically and tod ay. With so many citizens saying the political system is broken\, this pane l will explore what role grassroots activists and organizations might play in reconfiguring the political conversation and the electoral dynamics of t he two-party system. Our distinguished panel will include Eric Foner \, DeWitt Clinton Professor of History at Columbia University\; Fred Sie gel\, a scholar in residence at St. Francis College and senior fellow a t the Manhattan Institute\; and Dorian Warren\, assistant professor at the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University\; as well as activists and other observers. The program will be moderated by Joshua Freeman\, professor of history at Queens College and the CUNY Graduate Center.

LOCATION:Museum of the City of New York\,1220 Fifth Avenue \nNew York\, NY 10029 SUMMARY:CITIZEN ACTIVISM AND THE POLITICAL PROCESS END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR