...Friends of Edward T. Rogowsky

          Edward T. Rogowsky assumed responsibility as Director of the CUNY Internship Program in Government and Public Affairs in 1995. Since 1992, he also served as City-Editor of CUNY TV and host of Metro View, CUNY TV's weekly discussion program of New York City public affairs and cultural issues.
          Edward T. Rogowsky was Professor Emeritus of Political Science, Brooklyn College, CUNY. He served as director of the Brooklyn College Graduate Center for Worker Education, New York City from 1989 to 1995. In 1990, Professor Rogowsky was appointed to the New York City Planning Commission by the Brooklyn Borough President, a position he served until his untimely death in March, 2001. Mr. Rogowsky was co-author of many books and articles about politics, voting and economic development in New York City, including Changing New York City Politics, (1991); "New York City's Outer Borough Development Strategy," in Urban Revitalization: Policies and Programs (1995); and "Managing Development in New York City," in Managing Capital Resources for Central City Revitalization (2000).
          From 1988-1989, he served as project director for a study of the community development block grant process in New York City. He was a member of the editorial board of the National Civic Review, and co-editor of a special issue of that journal in 1989, entitled "Community Development." Professor Rogowsky published articles in New York Affairs and other periodicals. His op-ed pieces have appeared in New York Newsday. In addition, Professor Rogowsky was a founding member and vice-president emeritus of the Flatbush Development Corporation and a former member of Community Board #14, in Brooklyn. He was the interim chairman (and had served as a board member) of Brooklyn Information and Culture (BRIC), formerly the Fund for the Borough of Brooklyn, since that organization's founding. He also served as editor for its publications, Brooklyn in the 21st Century and The Brooklyn Neighborhood Book. He was co-author of a monograph, "Changing Brooklyn: The Revitalization of Downtown and the Building of Metro Tech," published in June 2000.

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