The CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies Foundation, Inc. is formed exclusively to support and advance the educational and research mission of the CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies, a constituent unit of The City University of New York (“CUNY”). CUNY is a not for profit education corporation that is exempt from federal income taxation pursuant to its status as an instrumentality of the State of New York.
The Foundation will assist in developing, improving and increasing the School’s programs, resources, and facilities to enable it to provide more extensive educational and research opportunities and services, by making and stimulating major voluntary support from School alumni, friends, corporations, foundations, and others for the benefit of the School. In carrying out this mission, the Foundation will receive, hold, invest in, and administer property, and make expenditures to or for the benefit of the School. The Foundation may also accept and administer donations to be used for School student scholarships and similar prizes and awards.
The CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies Foundation, Inc. is a 501 (c) (3) not for profit. All donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law under section 170 of the Internal Revenue Code.
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Arthur Cheliotes, was President of Local 1180, Communications Workers of America, AFL-CIO for 39 years. During his tenure Cheliotes earned the respect of labor leader and public officials as a progressive union leader boldly advocating for his members and all workers. He has been a vocal campaigner for worker education, pay equity and the enforcement of civil service laws. Read More
Distinguished Lecturer at the CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies, Deepak Bhargava is a policy expert on issues of poverty, economic justice, racial equity, and immigration, and has extensive practical experience in community organizing, leadership development, social movements, progressive strategy, issue campaigns, coalition building and voter mobilization. Read More
Distinguished Professor emeritus at the CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies and Queens College. Professor Freeman Freeman received a B.A. from Harvard University and M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from Rutgers University. He previously taught at Columbia University and the College at Old Westbury, SUNY. He has written extensively about the history of labor, modern America, and New York City. Read More
Sarita Gupta is Vice President of U.S. Programs at the Ford Foundation and previously served as the Director of Future of Work(ers) program, leading the team that oversees Ford’s efforts to actively shape a future of work that puts workers and their well-being at the center. Read More
Distinguished Lecturer at the CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies, Alethia Jones was formerly the director of the Open Society Fellowship Program. Prior to joining Open Society, Jones directed education and leadership development for 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East, the largest health care union local in the United States. Read More
Strategic Advisor of ESG and Labor of Blue Wolf Capital Partners LLC. The Blue Wolf Capital Funds are a family of private equity funds focused on transformational investments in middle market companies. Read More
Associate Dean of Academic Affairs at the CUNY School of Labor and Urban, Dr. Gladys Palma de Schrynemakers has worked unfailingly to make certain that all New York City students receive impartial admission to higher education and access to all academic program therein. Read More
Teaches undergraduate and graduate courses on non profits, labor, and immigrant issues at at the CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies. She most recently served for over seven years as Executive Director of the Akanksha Education Fund in the U.S. a public charity that funded innovative education programs in India. Read More
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