Fridays@One

Spring 2017

All events at 1:00pm in the Theresa Lang Center (55 W 13th St, 2nd fl)

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2017 AT 1 P.M.

WHY EVERYTHING WE THINK WE KNOW ABOUT HEALTH CARE IS WRONG

DAVID GOLDHILL, author of CATASTROPHIC CARE, assesses the U.S. health-care system and concludes that it is dysfunctional and undisciplined. At a time of uncertainty about the future of the healthcare system, Goldhill offers a unique set of critiques and new ideas toward a solution.

FRIDAY, MARCH 10, 2017 AT 1 P.M.

THE DIGITAL DIVIDE: INCOME, RACE AND BROADBAND ACCESS 

MAYA WILEY, Senior Vice President for Social Justice at The New School and former counsel to Mayor Bill de Blasio has led the way in New York City to bring broadband access to the poorest members of the city’s population. Whether it’s doing homework, searching for a job, or starting a business broadband is a necessity that still is beyond the reach of many low-income citizens of color. Wiley talks about what she has done about this critical issue and what remains to be accomplished.

FRIDAY, APRIL 28, 2017 AT 1 P.M.

HOW BLACKLISTING SET BACK CIVIL RIGHTS

ALEXANDRA ISLES, documentary filmmaker in “SCANDALIZE MY NAME: STORIES FROM THE BLACKLIST” tells how “Red Scare” politics in the 1950s were used to set back the civil rights movement and destroy the lives of prominent African-American entertainers and writers.

Fridays@One is supported in part by the Estelle Tolkin Memorial Fund.

Admission is free but reservations are required at irp@newschool.edu or 212 229-5682.