This edition: Fred Siegel on helping the poor contribute to NYC's economyTweet
Original tape date: September 8, 1999.
Host, David R. Jones, President of the Community Service Society of New York, discusses giving NYC's poor population opportunities to contribute to the City's robust economy with Fred Siegel, professor of history at Cooper Union and senior fellow at the Progressive Policy Institute. During their conversation, Siegel details his belief that infrastructure must move to NYC's boroughs and that immigration policy must be skill-based. Jones and Siegel agree that the City must make teaching science in high schools a priority.
David R. Jones President & CEO, Community Service Society of New York
Prof. Fred Siegel History Professor, Cooper Union