The SUNY Levin Institute was created in the 21stCentury to meet the challenges of globalization andthe global economy. We are designed to serve theState University of New York and the people of NewYork. As an incubator of new initiatives, we put anemphasis on innovation and entrepreneurship.
Our mission is:
To support New York’s and the nation’s economic andsocial vitality through innovative and competitive re-sponses to the challenges of today’s global economy.
We do this by:
• Delivering new models of learning for students andworking professionals to develop the needed skills tocompete successfully in the 21st Century world;• Conducting relevant research and public engage-ment initiatives to deepen the knowledge and raise theawareness of the challenges and opportunities of theglobal economy.• Identifying needed and appropriate action to providefor a sustainable economy and society in New Yorkand the nationwww.levin.suny.eduThe Center for an Urban Future is an independentNew York City-based think tank devoted to shining alight on the critical opportunities and challenges fac-ing New York, and engaging policymakers with work-able solutions and fresh ideas. The Center’s primaryfocus is on growing and diversifying the economy,identifying emerging growth sectors, expandingeconomic opportunity and targeting problems facinglow-income and working-class neighborhoods.By publishing reports that are fact-driven, non-ideo-logical and accessible to a wide audience, we aim toelevate important and underappreciated issues ontothe radar of public officials and influence the creationof intelligent and innovative policies that strengthenNew York.www.nycfuture.org