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September 11, 2013

FAI Event: A Conversation with Sam Daley-Harris


Most people see working to end global poverty and ensure a stable climate as a fool’s errand. Add to that the Citizens United decision and the flood of money rushing into politics and the despair grows deeper. But activist and author Sam Daley-Harris has helped thousands of ordinary citizens transform from hopelessness into extraordinarily powerful advocates.  In the 20th anniversary edition of Reclaiming Our Democracy released in the fall of 2013, Daley-Harris shares how he and the citizen advocacy organizations he has founded (RESULTS and the Microcredit Summit Campaign) or coached (Citizens Climate Lobby) have been leading change-makers in three global movements: 1) microfinance, 2) child survival, and 3) climate change. Join FAI's Jonathan Morduch and Sam Daley-Harris for a discussion about changemaking, poverty alleviation, and citizen engagement in our democracy.

 When: 9/25/2013 6:00pm-8:00pmReclaiming Our Democracy by Sam Daley-Harris

 Location: The Puck Building, NYU Wagner, The Rudin Family Forum for Civic Dialogue, 2nd Fl.

 295 Lafayette Street, New York, NY 10012-9604

 RSVP required

Sponsored by Financial Access Initiative and Research Center for Leadership in Action

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