Changing Lanes: Youth Media, Politics, and Civic Engagement
From Baruch DML on August 14th, 2012
The School of Public Affairs presents the Peter F. Vallone, Sr. Seminars in Government Lectures Series. This program provides a forum for leading policymakers, scholars, and influential personalities in city government to debate hot issues on politics and government. This seminar focuses on youth media, mainly the Internet and its impact on politics and civil engagement. Panelists include Jon Auerbach, Editor-in-Chief, Metro New York; Andrew Rasiej, Founder, several websites including PersonalDemocracy.com; Keith R. Okrosy, MPA candidate, School of Public Affairs, Baruch College; and Maya Enista, Chief Operating Officer, Mobilize.org. David Birdsell, Dean, School of Public Affairs, makes the opening remarks and introduces the speakers. Baruch College President Kathleen M. Waldron, makes the welcoming remarks. The event is moderated by Peter F. Vallone, Sr., Former Speaker, New York City Council, who is introduced by Baruch student Nicole Lee, President of the Golden Key International Honour Society. The event takes place on December 4, 2007, at the Newman Conference Center, 7th floor.