The Public Policy Forum begins at 8:30 a.m. with registration, coffee and a light breakfast. Richard Rothstein will be available at that time to sign his book. The program will begin promptly at 9:00 a.m. Prior to the Public Policy Form event, attendees will have the opportunity to view the traveling exhibit “Un Design the Redline.”
Rothstein’s keynote will be followed by presentations and a panel discussion focused around the various impacts of New Jersey’s segregation crisis. The discussions will remind us that opportunity truly starts at home. Segregation in New Jersey negatively impacts residents living in neighborhoods across the state. The Public Policy Forum will raise questions about the disparate impact of racial segregation on homelessness and encourage us all to think about public policy that can address and end the crisis.
The agenda for the Public Policy Forum on The Color of Law includes an agenda of expert speakers and panelists discussing both issues and solutions including:
Welcoming Remarks from Richard W. Brown, CEO, Monarch Housing Associates
This Public Policy Forum is part of a series providing opportunities to engage advocates and community, faith-based and civic leaders in solutions to affordable housing issues in NJ. It follows on the success of the October 2017 forum focused on the issue of Eviction.