24th Annual David N. Dinkins Leadership and Public Policy Forum

Online Series

Tuesday, March 30, 2021
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

On March 30th, the David N. Dinkins Leadership and Public Policy Forum will hold its second online event, our first event since the passing of its namesake last November.  While we are still in a period of mourning, we are proud to welcome NY Attorney General, Letitia James; Former Deputy Director of NYC’s Office of Intergovernmental Affairs, Stacy Lynch; andSIPAProfessor Basil Smikle; all in conversation with Michael Nutter, 98th Mayor of Philadelphia and David N. Dinkins Professor of Professional Practice in Urban and Public Affairs at the School of International and Public Affairs.

These distinguished speakers will discuss their shared histories as Mentees of our beloved Mayor, and their personal connections to one of his most enduring and endearing legacies to encourage young people to choose a life in service to the public. Tune in live via any of these 4 links:
Livestream – David N. Dinkins Leadership and Public Policy Forum
Columbia University Facebook
Columbia University YouTube
ZOOM – Registration– to participate in Q & A (Time permitting) 

PROGRAM

Welcome Remarks
Lee C. BollingerPresident of Columbia University in the City of New York
Merit E. JanowDean of the School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA), Columbia University

Discussion: Our Mayor’s Gorgeous Legacy, Stories of Life in Service to the Public  
Letitia JamesNew York State Attorney General

Basil SmikleLecturer of International and Public Affairs

Stacy LynchFormer Deputy Director of Intergovernmental Affairs, NYC Mayor’s Office

Michael A. Nutter98th Mayor of Philadelphia, David N. Dinkins Professor of Professional Practice in Urban and Public Affairs

The 24th Annual David N. Dinkins Leadership and Public Policy Forum is made possible with support from the Association for a Better New York (ABNY).  ABNY is a coalition of business, labor, non-profit and political leaders focused on exploring and implementing ideas that keep New York City moving forward.  With more than 300 member organizations, ABNY incorporates a comprehensive and diverse view of the issues and challenges facing New York City. ABNY is dedicated to the constant growth and renewal of New York City’s people, businesses and communities.  As the Association for a Better New York (ABNY) celebrates its 50th Anniversary in 2021, the organization reflects on the many public officials, partners, members, and friends who have worked together to keep New York City moving forward.  ABNY is grateful to Mayor David N. Dinkins for his decades-long support and his firm commitment to making New York City a better place to live, work, and visit.  We thank you, ABNY, for your steadfast support and generous
co-sponsorship of this event.
David N. Dinkins Leadership and Public Policy Forum Webpage