Identity Politics with Erik Bottcher and Jon Reinish

Identity Politics with Erik Bottcher and Jon Reinish

On March 10, we were fortunate to be joined by two activists who have been on the front lines of political activism and LGBT rights advocacy to help us navigate the complexities of identity politics, shifting demographics, and social change: Erik Bottcher, who serves...
Freedom of Expression with Will Creeley

Freedom of Expression with Will Creeley

On Sunday, Feb 10, 2019, Civic Fellows were joined by Will Creeley, Senior Vice President of Legal and Public Advocacy for the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE)  Gil DeJesus, one of our founding Civic Fellows from Mott Hall Bronx High School and now...
Immigration with Felipe De La Hoz

Immigration with Felipe De La Hoz

On Sunday, Dec 9, 2018, we were delighted to be joined for our Civic Forum on Immigration by Felipe De La Hoz, reporter for Documented, a new nonprofit news site devoted solely to covering New York City’s immigrant and the policies that affect their lives....