Tuesday, January 29, 2-3 p.m.
7th Floor Seminar Room, 14 Marietta St. NW
Join Ambassador Andrew Young and Professor Harvey Newman, Moderated by Andrea Young, executive director of the Andrew Young Foundation, for
An Urban Policy Discussion: Important Policies that have Shaped Atlanta and Georgia State University
What key policy decisions did Andrew Young made as mayor of the city of Atlanta? How has Georgia State, an urban university, impacted the city around it? What are the important partnerships have joined Atlanta and Georgia State University in the past, and how have their roles changed during the course of this partnership? Join Ambassador Andrew Young, Professor Harvey Newman and moderator Andrea Young in a revealing discussion.
The speakers will address questions from the audience.
Amb. Andrew Young
Amb. Young offers a unique perspective formed by his wealth of experience as an ordained minister, civil and human rights leader, congressman, United Nations ambassador and mayor. He spearheaded the Atlanta Centennial Olympic Games, advocated public purpose capitalism through GoodWorks International, and has been awarded an Emmy for Lifetime Achievement for his “Andrew Young Presents” series.
Professor Harvey Newman
Dr. Newman, former chair of the Department of Public Management and Policy, is noted by students and journalists for his extensive academic and professional knowledge of urban policy. Active in public affairs and a popular speaker on downtown development, Dr. Newman has published numerous articles on policy decision-making in Atlanta. His newest book is Citizenship, the Community and Public Service.
Dr. Young, executive director of the Andrew Young Foundation, recently joined the university to teach the popular “Policy Leadership” course with Dr. Newman. A former Scholar-in-Residence at Morehouse College, senior program officer for the Southern Education Foundation and vice president of the National Black Child Development Institute, Dr. Young has devoted her career to promoting policies to extend and defend civil and human rights.