Dr. Darrick Hamilton Appointed to NYC Racial Justice Commission

Dr. Darrick Hamilton, the Henry Cohen Professor of Economics and Urban Policy at The New School, has been appointed to New York City’s Racial Justice Commission, the objective of which is to dismantle structural and institutional racism in the city.

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Hamilton is also the founding director of the Institute on Race and Political Economy at The New School.

He is a leading economist, looking at racial disparities and has been a supporter for policy solutions for better economic, health and education outcomes.

The commission will review NYC’s Charter and give charter revisions proposals to New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio.