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IPED Fall 2021 Lecture Series: New Economy Project

Thursday, October 21
4 – 5 p.m.
Dealy E-530
441 East Fordham Road
Bronx, NY 10458
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Come hear about the great work of alumnus Will Spisak, who is working on building a more just and equitable economy!

Spisak is the senior program strategist at New Economy Project, a New York-based nonprofit organization that seeks to build an economy that works for all, based on cooperation, equity, social and racial justice, and ecological sustainability. At New Economy Project, Spisak works on policy advocacy campaigns and supports grassroots organizations working to implement new models of economic cooperation in their communities. His work focuses primarily on supporting the development of community land trusts and establishing a municipally owned public bank in New York City.

Spisak is a lifelong New Yorker from Queens and has more than a decade of experience working as an organizer, advocate, and project manager in the city. In addition to his work in the nonprofit sector, Spisak is an adjunct instructor teaching in the urban studies departments at Hunter and Queens colleges. He holds a master’s degree in international political economy and development from Fordham University and a bachelor’s degree from Queens College.

This event is open to the public.