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Feerick Center for Social Justice

A scarcity mindset prohibits progress in NYC high school admissions

Read New York Daily News opinion piece co-authored by Feerick Center Deputy Director Karuna Patel on New York City public school admissions policies, which calls for the New York City Department of Education and Chancellor David C. Banks to advance educational equity by building on policies that eliminate discriminatory screening methods and make admissions more equitable. 

Awards and Benefit 2022

Monday, October 24, 2022

In light of the continuing uncertainty of the pandemic and to safeguard the health of our honorees, guests, and hosts, we will be holding a hybrid program this year.

In-Person Program
Mutual of America, 320 Park Avenue, NYC

6:00 - 8:00 P.M.

Virtual Program
Pre-show 6:00 - 6:30 P.M.  
Program 6:30 - 7:30 P.M.

Register Here to Attend in Person, Virtually or for Sponsorship Only
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Upon arrival, all attendees must show their photo ID and proof of full vaccination status including a booster shot. Please note, if you are age 50 or over, you are required to have a second booster shot, if eligible. Fordham accepts vaccines approved by the Word Health Organization. (Click here for more information). Fordham University's in-person programming is subject to last-minute changes based on CDC and University guidelines. Please see Fordham University's COVID policies here, which apply to University-sponsored off-campus programs.

Your loyal support sustains the Feerick Center for Social Justice's programs with law students, alumni and partners that serve New Yorkers in need. For additional information, please call 212-636-7747 or email