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Adolphus Hailstork @ 80: A Celebration

Join us for a celebration of the renowned composer Dr. Adolphus Hailstork at 80. This concert is presented by The Greene Space at WQXR/WNYC. We are also working on our first album, which will feature Hailstork’s music on this program. FEATURING Ashley Horne, violin Claire Chan, violin Amadi Azikiwe, viola Wayne Smith, cello Hassan Anderson, oboe Kenneth Overton, baritone David Berry, piano>>>

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Reimagining Education: Teaching, Learning and Leading for a Racially Just Society

Needed now more than ever, Reimagining Education is here to support educators who strive to be anti-racists amid a global pandemic and ongoing racial injustice. Amid the deep frustration with the exacerbation of the racial and socio-economic inequalities and a widening opportunity gap laid bare by the pandemic, there is hope that our field may be shifting away from its over-reliance on>>>

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Climate Policy under Budget Reconciliation

Budget reconciliation is a procedure that allows certain legislation to avoid the filibuster in the U.S. Senate. Policies passed through this process require only a majority to pass rather than the 60 votes usually required, which makes it an appealing route to accomplish legislative goals. However, the process comes with constraints. Any measures passed through reconciliation can only affect>>>

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Voices of the Coast

This May 22nd join the Harlem Arts Alliance, the African Artists Foundation & Carter Fine Arts Services for a conversational introduction to: Voices of the Coast A joint intercontinental virtual and physical exhibition 1 pm EST/6 pm WAT/7 pm CET Moderated by artist Gadi Ramadhani, Voices of the Coast: Virtual Discussion & Exhibition Preview will unite the voices and coasts of visual>>>

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Pity These Ashes: TULSA 1921-2021

This is an online event with no live audience. We hope you will join us. PROGRAM Jessie Montgomery Starburst Alice Coltrane Prema for Harp and Strings arranged by Tom Cunningham of Urban Playground Orchestra Adolphus Hailstork TULSA 1921 (Pity Theses Ashes, Pity This Dust) for Mezzo-Soprano and Chamber Orchestra *World Premiere – libretto by Herbert Woodward Martin Trevor Weston The People>>>

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Power and Sustainability: The View from India’s State-Owned Utility

As India faces the enormous human toll from the global pandemic, it simultaneously continues efforts to grow its electric power sector and enable economic opportunity and poverty reduction. State-owned enterprises play a critical role in India’s power sector, and none plays a larger role than NTPC. Founded as a fossil-fuel generator, NTPC is now branching out into developing zero-carbon resources>>>

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Bulldogs in the Duma: Executive Factionalism and Lawmaking in Russia

This event will be held virtually as a Zoom webinar and streamed via YouTube Live. There will be no in-person event. To register and access live stream links, visit the event page on our website:  Register here for the Zoom webinar, or tune in on YouTube Live. Please join us for an installment in our Rule of Law in Autocracy: The Legal Dimension of Russian Politics speaker series, a presentation>>>

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The Ethics of Heart Transplantation

New proposals to increase heart donations after brain death raise complex ethical dilemmas. Join the MS in Bioethics Program at Columbia and Columbia’s Center for Clinical Medical Ethics for a discussion of these controversies and how to move forward.   REGISTER HERE   Speakers Lydia Dugdale, MD, MAR (ethics) Dorothy L. and Daniel H. Silberberg Associate Professor of Medicine at>>>

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Stop Asian Hate Panel: Mental Health, Self-love & Solidarity

In honor of CUIMC’s Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, the API Employee Resource Group, will close the month’s events with a panel discussion on May 24th 2:30pm – 4:00pm. The discussion topic is: Stop API Hate- A Discussion of Mental Health, Self-Love, Solidarity and Diversity. Panelists are: Drs. James Tsai (President of Mount Sinai New York Eye & Ear>>>

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Virtual Book Launch With Peter T. Coleman, Author of The Way Out: How to Overcome Toxic Polarization

Please join us for a virtual book launch with Peter T. Coleman, author of The Way Out How to Overcome Toxic Polarization Tuesday, June 1, 2021 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. Author and professor Dr. Peter T. Coleman will discuss his decades-long research on toxic polarization, how and why we are so stuck currently, and what we can each do to ‘unstick’ ourselves and our communities. He will be joined in>>>

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Cathedral Community Update: Philip Binioris of the Hungarian Pastry Shop

The Rt. Rev. Clifton Daniel III, Dean, invites the Cathedral community to join a virtual conversation to share updates on the Cathedral’s most urgent priorities this summer. The Dean will be joined by Philip Binioris, owner of the Hungarian Pastry Shop. First opened in 1961, the Hungarian Pastry Shop is part of the fabric of Morningside Heights, a place where students and residents come to for>>>

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Weekly Earth Institute Sunday Sanity Song and Story Swap

Sustain What? Weekly Earth Institute Sunday Sanity Song and Story Swap It’s hard to heal a planet, or a community, without a big dose of the arts. That’s why, each Sunday, our Earth Institute webcast shifts from digging in on the issues of the day to recharging hearts and building community through song, verse and more. You never know what you’ll see or hear on our weekly Sunday>>>

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Harlem Meer Performance Festival: Wangari Fahari

Known as the “voice of Kenya,” Wangari Fahari is a Kenyan singer, writer, activist, and founder of the Fahari Brand. Mentored by Miriam Makeba and Joan Baez, Wangari learned at a young age the power of music. She is best known for her modern African soundscapes, taking an unusual and innovative approach to her music. Her work features opportunities for continuous improvisation and fusion>>>

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THURSDAY — Learn about TC’s TESOL Certificate Program at during this week’s online information session. Program leaders will review the program format, curriculum, guided mentor practicum, program workload, application process, and host a Q&A. Learn more and register to join us:

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The Morningside Heights neighborhood is home to the world's leading academic and religious institutions who together, create a truly unique community in which to live, learn, and grow.

Morningside Area Alliance facilitates partnerships between members and is a go-to source for neighborhood information.

Officers of the Board

Brent Dickman, President & Treasurer

Paula Mayo, Vice President

Isadora Wilkenfeld, Secretary


Executive Committee Members

Paula Mayo, Chair | Brent Dickman | Ariana González Stokas | Isadora Wilkenfeld

Committees & Roundtable Leadership

Matthew Camp, Chair: Policy Responders

Brent Dickman, Chair: Finance

Robin Reese, Chair: Communications

Isadora Wilkenfeld, Chair: Nominations