Hofstra Community Forum: The U.S. Response to the Virus

The Center for Civic Engagement invites you to a Hofstra Community Forum: The U.S. Response to the Virus. Come hear views, raise questions, form your own views, decide how to act going forward….

Initial Presenters:

Craig Dalton, Assistant Professor of Global Studies and Geography

Carolyn Eisenberg, Professor of History

David Green, Professor of Political Science

Martine Hackett, Associate Professor of Health Professions

Andrea Libresco, moderator, Director of the Center for Civic Engagement, and Professor of Teaching, Learning, and Technology


General Discussion:

  • How did we get here?
  • How have the federal and state governments responded?
  • Why has the caseload in the United State grown so large?
  • Who’s getting help?  Who needs help here on Long Island?  
  • What lessons can we learn from this experience and what can role can each of us play in the future?


Bring your questions and concerns, so that we can all know more about this crisis that has turned our lives upside down and will have consequences for future decisions...


Co -sponsored by:
Hofstra University Honors College
Department of History 
Kalikow School Public Policy and Public Service Program


For more information, please contact:  Andrea.S.Libresco@hofstra.edu


Date: Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Time: 11:15 a.m. -12:40 p.m., Common Hour

Location: Virtual Event; Advance registration required: RSVP

Free and open to the public.

Please RSVP using the RSVP for this Event link. Registrants will be sent an event link to attend prior to the event.





Wednesday, April 29, 2020



Hofstra University Virtual Event
Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549-1000


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