Baruch College Hosts Discussion on Whether New York Needs Offices of Public Advocate or Borough President

“To Be or Not to Be” Panel Discussion on June 2 Features Mark Green, Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz

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NEW YORK, NY, May 25, 2010 – Baruch College’s School of Public Affairs hosts “To Be or Not to Be: Are the Offices of Public Advocate and Borough President Necessary?” on Wednesday, June 2 as part of its Peter Vallone Lecture Series. For more information, please go to http://www.baruch.cuny.edu/spa/home.php

WHAT: “To Be or Not to Be: Are the Offices of Public Advocate and Borough President Necessary?”

WHEN: Wednesday, June 2, 5:30 p.m.

WHERE: Baruch College, 151 East 25th Street (between Lexington and Third avenues), 7th floor, Room 750

WHO:
• Peter F. Vallone, Sr., Attorney, Former Speaker, New York City Council (moderator)
• Mark Green, Author, NYC Public Advocate, 1994-2001
• Kenneth J. Knuckles, President and CEO, Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone & Vice Chair, NYC Planning Commission
• Eric Lane, Professor, Hofstra University School of Law, and Executive Director/Counsel for the 1989 Charter Revision Commission
• Marty Markowitz, Brooklyn Borough President

To register for this free event, please go to: http://www.baruch.cuny.edu/spa/home.php

CONTACT: Jennifer Pauly;
                646-660-6129;
                Jennifer.pauly@baruch.cuny.edu