Law in Public Service: Not Just for Lawyers - Fighting Inequality in the Trump Era

Date & Time Feb 28 2018 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Andrea Flynn, Roosevelt Institute; and Dorian T. Warren, Center for Community Change Action
Audience Restricted to SPIA


This event is open to graduate students interested in examining the role of law in public policy development and implementation. Each dinner offers the opportunity to engage noted experts in an off-the-record conversation about a current issue challenging policy makers.

Andrea Flynn is a Fellow at the Roosevelt Institute, where she researches and writes about issues that impact women and families.  She worked with the Open Society Foundations and the Namibia Women’s Health Network to examine human rights issues facing women living with HIV/AIDS and with the Council on Foreign Relations to propose greater investments in reproductive health care in U.S. foreign policy. She has written for numerous media outlets that examine policy issues.  She received her MPA and MPH from Columbia University, and her BA in journalism and women’s studies from Syracuse University.


Dorian Warren is president of the Center for Community Change Action (CCCA) and vice-president of the Center for Community Change (CCC). He is also a Fellow at the Roosevelt Institute. A progressive scholar, organizer and media personality, Warren has worked to advance racial, economic and social justice for over two decades. He has taught at the University of Chicago and Columbia University, been a contributor and host on MSNBC, and appeared regularly as a commentator on social issues on television and radio.  He received his B.A. from the University of Illinois and his M.A. and Ph.D. in political science from Yale University.


NOTE: Co-authors Flynn and Warren will be giving a noon talk on their recently-published book: The Hidden Rules of Race: Barriers to an Inclusive Economy, written together with Susan R. Holmberg and Felicia J. Wong).