Event Details

Learning and Leading Through Difference :

The role of higher education and schools of public policy in promoting civic engagement and civil discourse

“If you are passionate about the role of public policy and what it can do to improve our society. . .there is no better place in the world than Cornell to do this work.”

– Jeb E. Brooks School Inaugural Dean Colleen L. Barry

Event Details

 Thursday, April 20, 2023

TIME: 6:30 – 8:30 PM

COST: $35

LOCATION: Hampton Art Lovers Gallery Space (249 NW 9th Street, Miami, FL 33136)

For event questions, contact R.J. Lavine

You are invited to an evening of conversation and connection at Hampton Art Lovers Gallery Space in downtown Miami. Inaugural dean of the Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy Colleen L. Barry will provide an overview of the new Brooks School, its mission, and purpose. She’ll discuss how schools of public policy can spark civic engagement and promote informed dialogue, and why the Brooks School is dedicated to this crucial work.

Welcome and opening remarks by County Commissioner
Eileen Higgins ’89 MBA.

Arrive at 6:30 p.m., tour the art gallery, network with fellow Cornellians, and enjoy gourmet light bites with a variety wine, beer, and soft drinks. 

Catering provided by Lil Greenhouse Grill.

The conversation starts at 7:00 p.m., moderated by lead curator and Cornell alum
Christopher Norwood ’97; a brief Q&A follows. Mixing and mingling continues at the spacious gallery grounds soon after.

We are honored to have you join us!

Hampton Art Lovers Gallery Space at Historic Ward Rooming House

Parking Information
Free parking in private gallery lot (NW 9th St). Metered parking in Red Rooster attended lot (920 NW 2nd Ave)

​Parking in private lot across the street from the gallery