From 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Lindner Commons, Room 602, Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University, Washington, DC. , 20052

“Hybrid Actors: Armed Groups and State Fragmentation in the Middle East” Book Launch

The Century Foundation and the Project on Middle East Political Science (POMEPS) invite you to a conference about hybrid actors, militias that have played a central role in state decay in the Middle East and North Africa.  A new report from TCF, supported by the Carnegie Corporation of New York, identifies the factors that make...

From 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Educational Alliance’s Manny Cantor Center, 197 East Broadway, New York

The Path Forward for Pre-K: A Roadmap for Socioeconomically Integrated Early Childhood Programs

Educational Alliance’s Manny Cantor Center houses a pioneering early childhood program that serves 250 children and blends funding sources to create classrooms that reflect the socioeconomic diversity of New York City. The Century Foundation’s research in early education examines how classroom diversity helps to promote children’s learning and presents policy solutions for expanding access to...

From 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
The Altman Building, 135 West 18th Street, New York, 10011

A Century Ahead: Celebrating the Next Generation of Policy Leaders

See the full list of supporters and sponsors in the event program here.  Join us on October 24th in New York City as we commemorate 100 years of The Century Foundation and celebrate the next generation of policy leaders. For 100 years, The Century Foundation has delivered thoughtful, evidence-based policy leadership with purpose. In the...

From 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
1 Whitehall Street, 15th Floor, New York, NY, 10004

“Fail State”: A Film Screening and Discussion on For-Profit Colleges

The award-winning documentary “Fail State” investigates the dark side of American higher education, chronicling the decades of policy decisions in Washington, D.C. that have given rise to a powerful and highly-predatory for-profit college industry. With echoes of the subprime mortgage crisis, the film lays bare how for-profit colleges exploit millions of low-income and minority students,...

From 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
1 Whitehall Street, 15th Floor, New York, NY, 10004

The Policies that Divide Us: Segregation and Gentrification in the 21st Century

New York has the most segregated school system in the country, perpetuated in part by public policies that create and sustain a gulf in housing opportunity between black and white Americans. Segregated housing is deeply intertwined with health, wealth, and educational attainment. As gentrification pushes communities of color out of their neighborhoods, what policies could...