Event Category: Panel Discussion

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams in Live Discussion

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams in Live Discussion

St. Francis College is pleased to welcome Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams as a guest in Reflections on a Life in Public Service, a discussion series between SFC President Miguel Martinez-Saenz and leaders in politics, business and the community. Mr. ...

Take Your Feet Off Our Necks: Implicit Bias in the Workplace

Take Your Feet Off Our Necks: Implicit Bias in the Workplace

Professional accomplishments notwithstanding, women and people of color all too often face microaggression, diminution, and exclusion in a workforce that equates white collar with white male. Unpack race-based and gender-based workplace discrimination with Tsedale Melaku, author of You Don’t Look Like a ...

Toxic City: Lead Poisoning and Its Silent Attack on the Vulnerable

Toxic City: Lead Poisoning and Its Silent Attack on the Vulnerable

Hidden in decaying walls and aging infrastructure, lead is an insidious threat to the health of Brooklynites and citizens throughout New York City, especially children and communities that have been historically marginalized by structural inequalities. Dr. David Rosner, Co-Director of ...

Take Your Feet Off Our Necks: Implicit Bias in the Workplace

Take Your Feet Off Our Necks: Implicit Bias in the Workplace

Professional accomplishments notwithstanding, women and people of color all too often face microaggression, diminution, and exclusion in a workforce that equates white collar with white male. Unpack race-based and gender-based workplace discrimination with Tsedale Melaku, author of You Don’t Look Like a ...

Toxic City: Lead Poisoning and Its Silent Attack on the Vulnerable

Toxic City: Lead Poisoning and Its Silent Attack on the Vulnerable

Hidden in decaying walls and aging infrastructure, lead is an insidious threat to the health of Brooklynites and citizens throughout New York City, especially children and communities that have been historically marginalized by structural inequalities. Dr. David Rosner, Co-Director of Columbia’s ...

Community Housing Forum

Community Housing Forum

Housing is one of the top priorities in Council District 45 as more families are struggling to pay rising rents while fighting back against tenant harassment and illegal evictions. There are programs that offer FREE legal advice and services that can help ...

2nd Annual G.I.R.L.S Can Youth Enrichment Summit

2nd Annual G.I.R.L.S Can Youth Enrichment Summit

G.I.R.L.S Can, Inc. is a youth initiative for girls ages 11-17 years old seeking to provide a platform of encouragement and empowerment through educational services, mentoring & training. G.I.R.L.S an acronym for Graceful, Independent, Respectful, Loving & Successful which is the mindset ...

Film Screening : Dolores

Film Screening : Dolores

FALL 2019 ST. FRANCIS COLLEGE SENIOR CITIZEN LECTURE SERIES: AMERICAN STUDIES & SOCIAL JUSTICE Peter Bratt's Dolores tells the story of Dolores Huerta, among the most important, yet least-known, activists in American history. Co-founder of the first farmworkers union with ...

Volpe Lecture : Charles D. Smith

Volpe Lecture : Charles D. Smith

Charles D. Smith Jr., the Head of Sports and Entertainment for MediaCom, a global communications and marketing firm, will deliver this year's Thomas J. Volpe Lecture. The Volpe Lecture Series is designed to prepare St. Francis College students to create ...

Guest Lecture : Vrinda S. Jagan, Immigration Lawyer

Guest Lecture : Vrinda S. Jagan, Immigration Lawyer

Franciscan Brother's Conference Center Vrinda S. Jagan will discuss the most recent trends and changes in the Immigration law, mostly focusing on regulations, legal precedents and the rights of immigrants in the USA. She will also shed light on particulars ...

Intro to Islamic Banking and a Discussion about it’s Future

Intro to Islamic Banking and a Discussion about it’s Future

M. Shams Billah is an Associate in Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP's Banking & Financial Services practice. He advises financial institutions, corporate clients (ranging from startups to publicly traded Fortune 500 companies), private equity sponsors and venture capital firms on ...

Brooklyn Brothers at The Border

Brooklyn Brothers at The Border

Four Franciscan Brothers will discuss their recent trip to El Paso, Texas to serve immigrants crossing the U.S./Mexico border there. This event is sponsored by The Office of Ministry, Mission, and Interfaith Dialogue.

Restaurant Resurrection: Putting Gage & Tollner Back on the Map

Restaurant Resurrection: Putting Gage & Tollner Back on the Map

A Downtown Brooklyn landmark makes its return this season with the revival of the Gage & Tollner restaurant on Fulton Street. Whet your appetite with a multi-course banquet of the legendary establishment’s history. Begin with an amuse-bouche of archival materials ...

Affordable Housing for Whom?

Affordable Housing for Whom?

In a city facing a never-ending housing crisis, how can ambitious goals for creating and maintaining affordable housing be realized? How do we define “affordable” to begin with? Join journalist Jimmy Tobias as he leads a conversation exploring approaches for providing New ...

Oysters 101: The Secrets NYC’s Bivalves Harbor

Oysters 101: The Secrets NYC’s Bivalves Harbor

From feeding happy hour hordes and filtering New Yorkers’ sewage, to protecting the shore from intensifying storms and educating nascent scientists, oysters shell out countless benefits to Gotham’s culinary, historical, and environmental landscapes. Join us as we examine the bivalves’ ...

The Effects of Global Migration On Judaism From the Bible to Now

The Effects of Global Migration On Judaism From the Bible to Now

Guest speaker: Dr. Jenny Labendz Dr. Labendz's area of specialization is Jewish Studies, and her research focuses on ancient Jewish literature and religion. Her first book, Socratic Torah: Non-Jews in Rabbinic Intellectual Culture (Oxford, 2013), examines Late Antique rabbinic literature's ...

Frank Greene Lecture : Artist Steve Locke

Frank Greene Lecture : Artist Steve Locke

Fall 2019 Senior Citizen Lecture Series: American Studies & Social Justice Speaker: Steve Locke Steve Locke is a Boston-based artist, raised in Detroit, Michigan. He received an M.F.A. in 2001 from the Massachusetts College of Art and Design. He has been ...

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