On April 29, 2002, the Center for Urban Research and Policy at the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University hosted a the 8th Annual David N. Dinkins Leadership and Public Policy Forum on the critical economic challenges facing New York City since the 9/11 tragedy.

Panel One: "Green Buildings and Sustainable Systems"

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Ester Fuchs (Chair) - Special Advisor to the Mayor for Governance and Strategic Planning
William C. Rudin - Chairman, Assoc. for a Better New York and President of Rudin Management
Elliott Sclar - Director, Urban Planning Program, Columbia University
Kathryn Wylde - President and CEO, New York City Partnership
Robert Yaro - President, Regional Plan Association
Hillary Brown - Principal, New Civic Works

Panel Two: "Sustainable Communities: Social, Economic and Environmental Justice"

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Liz Abzug (Chair) - Coalition to Rebuild New York
Robert Fox, Jr. - Senior Principal, Fox & Fowle Architects
Adam Friedman - Director, New York Industrial Retention Network
Ronald Shiffman - Director, Pratt Institute Center for Community and Environmental Development
Joseph Salvo - Director, Population Division, NYC Department of City Planning
Peggy Shepard - Executive Director, West Harlem Environmental Action Coalition
David Jones - President, Community Service Society


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