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RE:NEW YORK CITY- How to Revive NYC’s Economy, Spark Good Jobs, and Build a More Equitable City

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New York’s next mayor—and the many other new leaders across city government entering office in January 2022—will need to take bold steps to create an economic recovery that is lasting and equitable.

This event generated specific ideas and discussed which policy actions should be prioritized. It featured brief, high-energy idea pitches; one-on-one fireside chats; a moderated discussion with some of the city’s leading thinkers; and a session that solicited ideas from audience members.

Speakers included:

Harvard economist Ed Glaeser, urbanist Richard Florida, United Way of NYC President & CEO Sheena Wright, FPWA CEO Jennifer Jones Austin, Rockwell Group Founder David Rockwell, Social Justice Fund Executive Director Gregg Bishop, Community Preservation Corporation President & CEO Rafael Cestero, 92nd Street Y CEO Seth Pinsky, Win President & CEO Christine Quinn, Fund for the City of New York President Lisette Nieves, Baruch College President S. David Wu, Glitch founder Anil Dash, Columbia University epidemiology professor Wafaa El-Sadr, urban designer & Andrew W. Mellon Foundation program officer Justin Garrett Moore, Huge Chief Creative Officer Jason Musante, Per Scholas CEO Plinio Ayala, Streetsense Managing Director Larisa Ortiz, Green City Force Executive Director Tonya Gayle, and former Times Square Alliance president Tim Tompkins.

Center for an Urban Future

Center for an Urban Future is a catalyst for smart and sustainable policies that reduce inequality, increase economic mobility, and grow the economy in NYC.