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Date(s) - 05/19/17
4:30 pm - 7:30 pm

The Murphy Institute for Worker Education and Labor Studies, CUNY

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Millennials and Baby Boomers have much in common, especially when it comes to the changing U.S. political economy. Join us for an intergenerational happy hour discussion unpacking the impact of America’s fractured social safety net – Social Security, unemployment insurance, Medicaid, Medicare, and “welfare”.

The program will begin with brief presentations from new research on the challenges that Millennials and Boomers face, followed an intersectional discussion of the common ground (as well as differences) between the two generations.


*Millennial Keynote: Kevin Stump, Young Invincibles
*Boomers Keynote: Ruth Milkman, CUNY Graduate Center & Murphy Institute

Ed Ott, Murphy Institute
Kate Aronoff, Dissent Magazine
Doris Welch, NYC Chapter, NYS Alliance for Retired Americans Luba Cortes, Make the Road New York
Lorraine Barcant AFSCME 375
Eric Kingson, Syracuse University

Musical Performance by the NYC Metro Raging Grannies

Co-Sponsored by Young Invincibles, Professional Staff Congress/CUNY, New York City Chapter of the New York State Alliance for Retired Americans, League of Women Voters of the City of New York and The Murphy Institute for Worker Education and Labor Studies, CUNY