From 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Fostering Integration in Early Childhood Settings: Implications for Policy

Research shows that racially, ethnically, and socioeconomically integrated learning environments can lead to academic and social benefits for children. However, most early childhood education (ECE) programs are remarkably segregated. Segregation in ECE settings is driven by patterns of residential segregation, but it is also driven by policies that govern access to programs. For example, publicly...

From 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Equitable Access, High Quality Programming: A New Framework for Dual Language Education

The science is clear: bilingualism yields a host of benefits and dual language education is the gold standard for emergent bilinguals. Yet, emergent bilinguals’ access to high-quality education is uneven, and there is limited consensus on what high-quality dual language education looks like for young children. Join the Children’s Equity Project and The Century Foundation...

From 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
TransitCenter, 1 Whitehall Street, 17th Floor, New York, New York, 10004

An Evening with Next100: Meet Our Newest Policy Entrepreneurs!

Next100 is excited to introduce our new cohort of “Policy Entrepreneurs” (PEs)! Join us and get to know our third cohort, who are working to change the face and future of public policy. They’ll be driving policy change in and across the areas of climate, education, immigration, labor and antitrust, criminal justice, the rights of...

From 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs, 420 West 118th St, Room 407, New York, New York, 10027

Does Democracy Have a Future in Israel?

Israel’s democratic crisis began long before the political tumult of 2023: it dates to the beginning of Israeli statehood and even earlier. Join us on Tuesday, October 24 at 1:00 PM at Columbia University, as Century International fellow Dahlia Scheindlin, author of the new book The Crooked Timber of Democracy in Israel, analyzes the erratic...