Help Us Celebrate K. Sabeel Rahman and Darrick Hamilton

By Darrick Hamilton, K. Sabeel Rahman |

Conversation and Cocktail Reception

Join the Roosevelt Institute as we celebrate current Roosevelt fellow Darrick Hamilton and former Roosevelt fellow K. Sabeel Rahman as they take on leadership of two of the most important and dynamic organizations in today’s progressive infrastructure!

We’ll hear from Rahman, the new president of Demos, and Hamilton, the incoming executive director of the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity, about what’s ahead for their organizations, progressive ideas, and the broader movement for social change.

Event Details:
Tuesday, December 18th, 2018
Wine & Snacks available at 6:00 PM
Discussion begins promptly at 6:30PM
Concluding at 7:30 P.M. (including Q&A)

Roosevelt Institute
570 Lexington Avenue, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10022

Darrick Hamilton is the director of the doctoral program in public and urban policy, and jointly appointed as a professor of economics and urban policy at The Milano School of Policy, Management and Environment, and the Department of Economics, The New School for Social Research at The New School in New York.  He is a fellow at the Roosevelt Institute and a national advisory committee (NAC) member of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Policies for Action, Policy and Law Research Program to Build a Culture of Health. Starting in 2019, he will be the executive director of the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity at The Ohio State University.

K. Sabeel Rahman is the President of Demos, a public policy organization working for an America where we all have an equal say in our democracy and an equal chance in our economy. He is also an Associate Professor of Law at Brooklyn Law School and the author most recently of Democracy Against Domination (Oxford University Press, 2017). His academic research focuses on issues of democracy, economic power, law, and inequality. He has worked extensively with a range of think tanks, advocacy organizations, and foundations to develop novel approaches to addressing these issues in practice. His popular writings have appeared in venues like The Atlantic, The New Republic, The Boston Review, Dissent, and The Washington Post. He earned his law degree and doctorate at Harvard University, and his Masters degrees at the University of Oxford where he was a Rhodes Scholar.