Let’s Talk Elections – Student-Led Discussion & Awakening Our Democracy

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Dear Students,

I write to invite you to two University-wide discussions of yesterday’s elections – 11/8 at 2 pm and Tuesday, 11/13 at noon:

LET’S TALK: U.S. Midterms 2018 Post-Election Reflection – THU 11/8 @ 2 pm – Come talk, listen and meet students from across Columbia in a student-led discussion, with cookies, coffee and food for thought from student speakers:

  • Ben Clark, GS '20, former Chief of Constituent Engagement, Baltimore County, Maryland
  • Jasneet Hora, SIPA ’19, president of Columbia Public Policy Review
  • Kanika Sethi, Social Work '19, co-chair University Life Events Council Inclusion & Belonging committee

and Loftin Flowers of Columbia’s Government & Community Affairs office. RSVP hereJerome Greene Annex (Next to Wien Hall)

AWAKENING OUR DEMOCRACY: Divided We Stand? Reflections on the U.S. Political Landscape – TUE 11/13 @ Noon – Join experts in conversation about the midterm elections (lunch included). Featuring Republican strategist and Vote Run Lead advisor Rina Shah, Columbia Journalism's former Dean and director of Columbia World Projects, Nicholas Lemann; law professor Michelle Adams, and public policy analyst Laura Williamson. Moderated by Shailagh Murray, former senior advisor to President Obama and Vice President Biden and now EVP of Columbia's Public Affairs office. RSVP and submit your questions here; please bring your CUID! Pulitzer Hall, Room 300

Can’t make it? Watch the livestream here.


Suzanne B. Goldberg 
Executive Vice President for University Life 
Herbert and Doris Wechsler Clinical Professor of Law


P.S. Be part of Friday’s University-wide Day of Service with the University Life Events Council! There are still open slots to volunteer! Details here.



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