White, Andrew

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Andrew White
MS, Journalism, Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
Director, Center for New York City Affairs; The New School for Public Engagement

Areas of Expertise:
New York City politics, government, neighborhoods, and grassroots movements; child abuse and neglect, foster care, and human services; the impact of government social policy on urban poverty and on working-class communities
Profile:
Andrew White is director of the Center for New York City Affairs at Milano The New School for Management and Urban Policy. He is a writer on New York City politics, government, neighborhoods, and the human services sector. Much of his work explores the impact of government social policy on urban poverty and working-class communities. He is the co-founder and editor of Child Welfare Watch, founder of the Center for an Urban Future, former editor of City Limits magazine, and executive director of City Limits Community Information Services. His writing has appeared in the New York Times, Newsday, the Daily News, El Diario/La Prensa, the American Prospect, and other publications.
Courses Taught:
  • News Media
  • The Politics of Policy
  • New York City Government
  • Criminal Justice
Recent Publications:

“Against the Clock: The Struggle to Move Kids into Permanent Homes,” Child Welfare Watch (January 2008)

“Gaining Access: New Efforts on Housing and Autism Services,” Developmental Disabilities Watch (September 2007)

“Pressures and Possibilities: Supporting Families and Children at Home,” Child Welfare Watch (June 2007)

“A Schoolyard in Brooklyn: Strengthening Families and Communities Through the Innovative Use of Public Space” (June 2007)


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