19th Annual David N. Dinkins Leadership and Public Policy Forum
Named for the 106th Mayor of the nation's largest city and the first African American Mayor elected in New York City, the David N. Dinkins Leadership and Public Policy Forum provides a vehicle for analysis, focus, and dialogue around the dynamic elements of urban policies, programs, and initiatives.
For over 20 years, this annual forum has addressed many of the challenging issues that successful and urban ecosystems must content with including mass incarceration, education, the environment, labor, tourism, immigration, and fiscal crises.
This year's Forum is proud to welcome United States Attorney General, Loretta Lynch, to present the keynote address.
Welcome and Opening Remarks
Lee C. Bollinger
President, Columbia University in the City of New York
Honorable David N. Dinkins
Professor in the Practice of Public Policy, Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs and 106th Mayor, City of New York
Merit E. Janow
Dean, Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs and Professor of Professional Practice in International Economic Law and International Affairs
Keynote Address: 21st Century Policing & Criminal Justice Reform
Honorable Loretta E. Lynch
83rd Attorney General of the United States
Panel Discussion: Criminal Justice Reform & Public Integrity
Ester R. Fuchs (moderator)
Professor of International and Public Affairs and Political Science; Director, Urban and Social Policy Concentration; and Director, United States Specialization
Panel Discussion Participants:
Michael A. Nutter, David N. Dinkins Professor of Professional Practice in Urban and Public Affairs; 98th Mayor of Philadelphia
Mark G. Peters
Commissioner, NYC Department of Investigation
Daniel C. Richman
Paul J. Kellner Professor of Law, Columbia Law School
President and Director, Vera Institute of Justice
Panel Q & A
Co-sponsored by the School of International and Public Affairs and Columbia Law School.