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Former US Attorney General Eric Holder Jr. keynote at Columbia Leadership and Policy Forum

April 24, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Columbia University honors former US Attorney General, Eric H. Holder as Keynote Speaker at the 21st Annual David N. Dinkins Leadership and Public Policy Forum.

Date:   Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Time:  6:00 – 9:00pm

Venue: Miller Theatre, Columbia University

Location: 2960 Broadway, New York, NY 10027

Panel Discussion: The Incarceration Crisis that threatens America’s Democracy


Ester R. Fuchs Professor of International and Public Affairs and Political Science and Director of the Urban and Social Policy Program, SIPA – Columbia University

Panel Participants:
Greg Berman: Author; Director of the Center for Court Innovation

Michael A. Nutter: 98th Mayor of Philadelphia; David N. Dinkins Professor of Professional Practice in Urban and Public Affairs, SIPA – Columbia University

Ana Oliveira: President and CEO of the New York Women’s Foundation

Vesla Weaver: Michael Bloomberg Associate Professor of Political Science and Sociology at Johns Hopkins University

Q & A – Panelists and Audience

Closing Remarks


April 24, 2018
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Miller Theatre @ Columbia University
2960 Broadway (116th st)
New York, NY United States
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About West Harlem Development Corporation
West Harlem Development Corporation (WHDC) is a New York City-based nonprofit 501 (c) (3) organization incorporated in 2011 whose mission is to promote increased economic opportunities and quality of life to sustain a vibrant West Harlem community. WHDC’s core program areas are education, workforce and economic development, and affordable housing. With its slogan “Solutions Through Collaborations”, WHDC partially achieves its mission through grantmaking to nonprofit organizations to provide services that benefit the residents of New York City’s Manhattan Community District 9 (MCD9), more commonly referred to as West Harlem. The boundaries of MCD9 are defined as: South to North from 110th Street to 155th Street; East to West from Manhattan, Morningside, St. Nicholas, Bradhurst, Edgecombe Avenues to the Hudson River.