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Congrats to the WPA 2012-2013 Executive Board!

The Wagner Policy Alliance is pleased to announce our 2012-2013 Executive Board: Elizabeth Buck Jeremy Cherson Jessica Reid Ariel Sankar-Bergmann We are thrilled to have this talented and enthusiastic group take WPA to new heights next year. Congratulations and best … Continue reading

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State of the Digital City: Government 2.0 and its Impact on Policymaking

State of the Digital City: Government 2.0 and its Impact on PolicymakingPresented by the Wagner Policy AllianceIn 2011, Mayor Bloomberg’s office rolled out its Road Map for the Digital City, a vanguard municipal plan for increasing avenues for digital engagement, … Continue reading

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Spring 2012 Upcoming Events

We are back for Spring 2012 and hope you are excited and prepared for classes! As you can see below, our biggest agenda item in the coming weeks is our Campaign Watch 2012 event on Thursday, February 9th. With the … Continue reading

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Campaign Watch 2012

Campaign Watch 2012 Thursday, February 9, 2012, 12:30pm NYU Skirball Center        with Steve Schmidt, Robert Shrum and George Stephanopoulos introduced by Diane Yu, NYU Chief of Staff and Deputy to the President Join us for a lively discussion moderated by … Continue reading

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Do you want to lobby for the public good?

Lobbying for the Public Good: A Workshop on Making Change Happen Come learn time-tested techniques for persuading decision-makers at the local, state, or federal levels. Whatever social justice issue you are passionate about, this training will offer concrete skills for … Continue reading

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Career Panelists Confirmed!

If your mid-terms made you eager thinking about your future at Wagner and beyond, the next few weeks with WPA will help you do just that. Next week WPA second-years will join the Wagner PNP Group Advisement Session (for first-years) … Continue reading

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General Meeting This Week; Survey

Our first General Meeting is this Thursday, October 6th from 8:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. in Mulberry (upstairs in Puck). Our Board will be discussing other upcoming events and projects and would love your input on our State of the … Continue reading

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Welfare Reform at Fifteen coverage

Our Welfare Reform at Fifteen event last week with the Poverty Discussion Group was thought-provoking and fostered a healthy discussion amongst our panelists and moderator.  We also got coverage on the City Limits Blog. We are so grateful for our panelists, … Continue reading

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Welfare Reform at Fifteen: Is it Working?

In 1996, President Bill Clinton signed the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act, which replaced the Aid to Families with Dependent Children program with Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, more commonly known as TANF. He famously declared that this … Continue reading

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Successful Social & Welcome Fair

We had a great Welcome Social last night at the Swift Lounge. We were surprised with a great live Irish music and incoming students with a range of policy interests and backgrounds. If you missed it, please visit us at … Continue reading

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