Presented by the Teaching and Learning Collaborative.
Recorded October 17, 2013.
A free conference and discussion on jobs and training, access to benefits, early learning, housing security and economic security.
Keynote Speaker: Eva Goldstein, Executive Director of the Mayor's Office of Community Empowerment and Opportunity.
Welcome from TLC and overview of the day
Eva Gladstein, Executive Director, City of Philadelphia - Mayor's Office of Community Empowerment & Opportunity (Featured Speaker, will discuss Shared Prosperity plan)
Christine Caputo, Interim Chief, Office of Public Service Support, Free Library of Philadelphia (Early Learning)
Jane Shull, Executive Director, Philadelphia FIGHT (Access to Benefits)
Dr. Karin Eyrich Garg, Associate Professor, Temple University (Housing Security)
Kelly Durand, Director, Organizational Learning – Social Services, People’s Emergency Center (Housing Security)
Meg Shoppe-Koppel, Senior Vice President of Research, Policy & Innovation, Philadelphia Works (Jobs and Training)
Kevin Cafferky, Comptroller, Philadelphia OIC (Jobs and Training)
Kim Rogers, Supervisor, Financial Empowerment Center (Economic Security)
This event is part of a series of public conversations with key political figures from our region and our nation, and it is hosted by AL DÍA News Media, an independent news media company based in Philadelphia, led by professional journalists working to establish a needed public dialogue in our city.
The event took place on Friday, November 8, 2013, at the Union League in Philadelphia.
AL DIA News Media brings to Philadelphia a one time viewing of Harvest of Empire. The event will be held at the Philadelphia Museum of Art in the Van Pelt Auditorium on Friday, September 27, 2013.
Harvest of Empire is based on the ground-breaking book by award-winning journalist and Democracy Now! co-host Juan Gonzalez. Featuring real life stories and rare archival footage, Harvest of Empire is a gripping documentary that reveals the political and social roots that have driven millions to migrate from Latin America to the United States.
The Panel Discussion and Q&A features Author Juan Gonzalez and the movie's producer Eduardo Lopez, moderated by Al Dia's Managing Editor, Sabrina Vourvoulias.
2013 Reclaiming Vacant Properties Conference
September 10, 2013:
View From City Hall: The Mayors’ Exchange on Unlocking Value in Vacancy
Mayor Pete Buttigieg, South Bend, Indiana
Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson, Gary, Indiana
moderator Tom Murphy of the Urban Land Institute
Mayor Mark Mallory, Cincinnati, OH
Mayor Ed Pawlowski, Allentown, PA
and Mayor Michael Nutter, Philadelphia, PA