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      The Political and Social Capital Cost of Advancing Equity in New York

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      August 22, 2019

      Thursday   6:30 PM

      150 Broadway , #20th floor
      New York, New York

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      The Political and Social Capital Cost of Advancing Equity

      APA New York Metro Chapter's Diversity Committee (DivComm) is excited to host a night of engaging conversation with some of NYC’s leaders in equity. This event will include a moderated panel where speakers will discuss the social and political cost of advancing equity in their workplaces and practices, while sharing their lived experiences. This event will also include a 30-minute networking session. Panelists: Hafizah Omar, Senior Associate, Living Cities Justin Garrett Moore, Executive Director, Public Design Commission Naim Brown, Director of Placed-Based Investment, Urbane Development Event Format: 6:30pm Registration and Introduction 6:45pm - 8:00pm Panel 8:00pm – 8:30pm Networking (with light refreshments) This event provides a space to discuss the emotional, physical, and professional stresses people of color and other professionals from underrepresented groups face when advancing equity. It will also provide participants with the necessary tools needed to develop their political and social capital in their practice, empowering them to overcome common issues like navigating work spaces, manage relationships with coworkers, practice self-care, understand when to step in or step back, build community, and exploring imposter syndrome and tools to manage it. 1) Political Capital - The ability to influence standards, rules and regulations, plus their enforcement. It reflects access to power and powerbrokers. 2) Social Capital - The networks of relationships among people who live and work in a particular society, enabling that society to function effectively. *1.5 CM Credits Pending* Note: when entering the LMHQ building, there is no formal sign-in, ID check or registration process. Guests are free to enter and proceed up to the 20th Floor with building code 2020#

      Categories: Business & Networking | Politics & Activism

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