Where Do We Go from Here: Albany, Washington and Transit after the Election

Co-hosts Dmitry Diment, Alan Ginsberg, Robert Ingenito, Phyllis James,
Shannon Jordy, Nolan Levenson, John Maier, Macartney Morris,
Katie Reilly, Pedro Valdez Rivera Jr., Adrian Untermyer, and Colin Wright
invite you to a special night we're calling...

Where Do We Go from Here:
Albany, Washington and Transit after the Election

State Senator Brad Hoylman
Dan Rivoli, NY Daily News
Veronica Vanterpool, Tri-State Transportation Campaign

and moderated by:
Christina Greer, Fordham University

Join us for delicious food and drink at a fun Soho bar. We'll talk about our top priorities for 2017 and what the shifting political climate in Albany means for public transit in the year ahead. Bring your questions, your ideas, and your appetite for world-class empanadas. 

Where Do We Go from Here:
Albany, Washington and Transit after the Election

343 West Broadway
b/t Grand and Broome in SoHo

Wednesday, November 30th, 2016
6:30 pm - 8:30pm

RSVP below--we look forward to seeing you there!


More information about our panelists:

Christina Greer, PhD is an Associate Professor of Political Science at Fordham University - Lincoln Center (Manhattan) campus. Her research and teaching focus on American politics, black ethnic politics, urban politics, quantitative methods, Congress, New York City and New York State politics, campaigns and elections, and public opinion. Prof. Greer's book Black Ethnics: Race, Immigration, and the Pursuit of the American Dream (Oxford University Press) investigates the increasingly ethnically diverse black populations in the US from Africa and the Caribbean.

State Senator Brad Hoylman represents New York's 27th State Senate District, which covers much of the heart of Manhattan, including the neighborhoods of Clinton/Hell’s Kitchen, Chelsea, Greenwich Village, the Upper West Side, Midtown/East Midtown, Columbus Circle, Times Square, Stuyvesant Town-Peter Cooper Village, the East Village and Lower East Side. He was first elected to the State Senate in November 2012 after having spent more than 20 years as a Democratic grassroots activist in the communities he represents.

Veronica Vanterpool a member of the MTA Board and the executive director of the Tri-State Transportation Campaign, a nonprofit advocacy organization which works towards a more balanced, transit-friendly, and equitable transportation network throughout New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut. Ms. Vanterpool joined the Campaign in 2007 and was appointed its executive director in 2012.

Dan Rivoli is a Brooklyn-based reporter who writes about transportation for the New York Daily News. His experience includes political reporting for the New York Press, amNewYork, City & State, Capital New York, DNAinfo, International Business Times, and Law360.

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