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NYC Convening: Opening Plenary

Movement Strategy & History

This plenary opened the the Next System Project’s NYC Convening March 10-12, 2016. The plenary features moderator Sarah Leonard, Senior Editor of The Nation; Frances Fox Piven, Distinguished Faculty at the CUNY Graduate Center; Ed Whitfield, Co-Managing Director of the Fund for Democratic Communities; Gar Alperovitz, Co-Chair of the Next System Project; Deyanira Del Rio, Co-Director of the New Economy Project; and Autumn Marie, a Black Lives Matter activist based in New York City.

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