Upcoming Events

  • Join the Brennan Center and New York Immigration Coalition for a discussion on extreme vetting, the Muslim ban, and the implications for American democracy and society.

    Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 6:00pm
  • John Dean served as White House Counsel. His riveting testimony helped bring down the president. Elizabeth Holtzman, then the youngest woman ever elected to Congress, was a member of the House Judiciary Committee, which voted to impeach. Unpack what happened during Watergate and how it changed American politics with two of the main players from the era, and discuss what lessons we can draw for addressing abuse in politics today.
    Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 6:00pm
  • Ganesh Sitaraman

    Dive in to this lively dialogue about economics, history, philosophy, law, and politics with Ganesh Sitaraman, author of The Crisis of the Middle-Class Constitution. He makes a compelling case that inequality is more than just a moral or economic problem; it threatens the very core of our American constitutional system.

    Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 12:00pm
  • Brennan Center's Tom Wolf will discuss voting rights and redistricting at Network for Responsible Public Policy's "Democracy Under Threat" at Fairleigh Dickinson University.

    Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 7:30pm
  • Jennifer Weiss-Wolf

    The Brennan Center's Jennifer Weiss-Wolf, author of Periods Gone Public, is joined by Congresswoman Grace Meng and Newsweek's Abigail Jones for a conversation on "menstrual equity."

    Monday, October 30, 2017 - 6:00pm

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Past Events

  • To mark the beginning of National Hispanic Heritage month, join our panel of experts who ask why the Trump administration has been able to make and continue attacks on Latinos, and what, if anything can be done to push back effectively at this time of struggle.

    Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 12:00pm
  • Daniel Franklin
    Daniel Franklin, Executive Editor of The Economist and editor of the new book Megatech: Technology in 2050, and the Brennan Center for Justice’s Faiza Patel come together for a spirited discussion about the economy, democracy, and technology.
    Monday, September 11, 2017 - 12:00pm
  • Brennan Center's Natalie Tennant will participate in an all-day summit to explore ways to enhance civic participation and engagement in Kansas.

    Friday, September 8, 2017 - 9:30am
  • Brennan Center's Faiza Patel will join the Society for Terrorism Research at their 11th Annual International Conference in the NYU Kimmel Center of University Life for a panel discussion about the effectiveness of Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) programs in the United States. Caitlin Ambrozik (Cornell University) and Melissa Salyk-Virk (New York University) will join Ms. Patel on the panel.

    Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
  • Brennan Center's Nicole Austin-Hillery will be a panelist discussing the 2016-2017 Supreme Court docket, covering criminal law and voting rights cases.

    Saturday, August 12, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm