The Monday Brief - December 8, 2016

Urban Explorer

In this segment of CUNY TV Study With the Best William Helmreich, professor of sociology at City College¬† walked 6048 miles for his first book, The New York No Body Knows and then rewalked Brooklyn for 816 miles for his second, The Brooklyn Nobody Knows: An Urban Walking Guide." "It's all new material --it's got maps and photos and allows you to walk block by block focusing on the things that nobody knows.   More »

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‘Sanctuary City’
Dec. 15 | Graduate Center

Panel will explore the past and current policies that have made New York a "sanctuary city" for decades, and assess the challenges presented by state and federal law.

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‘The Black Nutcracker’
Dec. 15 | Hostos Community College

The Uptown Dance Academy presents "The Black Nutcracker," an African-American version of¬† this Russian classic, featuring an eclectic mix of hip-hop, classical ballet, and African Dance.   More »

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Calandra Institute Book Event
Dec. 15 | Queens College

Calandra Institute welcomes Lawrence DiStasi's, author of Branded: How Italian Immigrants Became 'Enemies' During World War II.

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Urban Food Policy Forum
Dec. 15 | CUNY School of Public Health

Panel will discuss the impact that the election will have on SNAP and child nutrition programs in general and New Yorkers can defend these crucial components of our social safety net.

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