Homelessness in New York City: Policymaking from Koch to de Blasio
Where: New York Public Library—Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library
476 Fifth Ave. (42nd St. Entrance)
212-340-0863 Price: Free
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With Thomas J. Main, Professor at the Marxe School of Public and International Affairs, Baruch College, City University of New York.
This illustrated lecture tells the remarkable story of how America’s largest city has struggled for more than thirty years to meet the crisis of modern homelessness through the landmark development, since the initiation of the Callahan v Carey litigation in 1979, of a municipal shelter system based on a court-enforced right to shelter.Buy tickets/get more info now