Center for Civic Engagement Presents
Tuesday, June 2, 2020
Tomorrow Is Now: The Eleanor Roosevelt Conferences
9:00 am – 10:00 am EDT/GMT-4
The Val-Kill Partnership, in conjunction with the COV-AID Project sponsored by the Open Society University Network and The Talloires Network, presents:
Join us on Zoom
A Virtual Discussion Series Highlighting the Relevance of Eleanor Roosevelt's Legacy in Today's Crisis
With Joel H. Rosenthal
Hosted by Manuela Roosevelt
Tuesday, June 2
9:00 am – 10:00 am EDT, 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm CEST
The Eleanor Roosevelt Val-Kill Partnership is honored to host the Tomorrow Is Now virtual conference series in partnership with the COV-AID project sponsored by the Open Society University Network and The Talloires Network. Members of Eleanor’s Circle, as well as students and faculty across the global networks, are invited to participate in the live Zoom sessions where speakers from around the world will reflect on the relevance of Eleanor’s legacy during the pandemic.
On June 2 the network will host the second Tomorrow Is Now conference with guest speaker Joel H. Rosenthal, president of the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs, as he explores Eleanor Roosevelt’s legacy in today’s global challenges.
Hosted by Manuela Roosevelt, Chair of the Eleanor Roosevelt Val-Kill Partnership, Tomorrow Is Now is the title of the last book authored by Eleanor Roosevelt.
Manuela Roosevelt is the chair of the Eleanor Roosevelt Val-Kill Partnership, a private nonprofit that works in tandem with the National Park Service for the enhancement of visitors' experience at the home of Eleanor Roosevelt, Val-Kill, in Hyde Park, in upstate New York. The organization funds educational programs, lectures, and has raised more than $2.5 million for NPS to assist in restoration projects at the site. She is the editorial director at Callaway Arts and Entertainment, a publisher and cross-platform media company in New York City. She lives with her family at Springwood, the estate where Franklin D Roosevelt was born that now belongs to the National Park Service.
Joel H. Rosenthal is president of the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs. He is also a faculty member in the Bard College Globalization and International Affairs program in New York City. As a scholar and teacher, Rosenthal has focused on ethics in US foreign policy, with special emphasis on issues of war and peace, human rights, and pluralism. He is the editor-in-chief of the Carnegie Council's flagship journal, Ethics & International Affairs, published by Cambridge University Press.
For more information, call 845-229-9115.
Time: 9:00 am – 10:00 am EDT/GMT-4