“Columbia students are well positioned to address the challenges faced by the city in which they live and study,” Professor Frank Guridy says.
“I look at this 2020 election and I just scratch my head. It’s still too early, but it’s hard. It’s just an abnormal time that we’re living in. The politics of Trump is something that I think many of us haven’t seen before.” - Karine Jean-Pierre SIPA’03, Senior Advisor and National Spokesperson for MoveOn.org
“We all need to be drum majors for justice.” - Bernard E. Harcourt, Isidor and Seville Sulzbacher Professor of Law, Professor of Political Science and Executive Director of the Holder Initiative
Eric Holder warns of threat to civil rights following Kavanaugh confirmation during talk at Columbia
“We all want to believe that the Court is more than just a third branch of government.” - Adam Liptak, Supreme Court Correspondent of The New York Times
"There are still a whole range of issues in this imperfect nation, but in a lot of ways this initiative is almost like a love letter to this institution and this country." - Eric H. Holder Jr. ’73, LAW’76