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My Lifelong Fight Against Disease: From Polio and AIDS to COVID-19

Dr. William A. Haseltine — My Lifelong Fight Against Disease: From Polio and AIDS to COVID-19

Posted on January 7th, 2021 · Posted in Book Discussions, COVID 19, Public Programs
You can order a copy of My Lifelong Fight Against Disease: From Polio and AIDS to COVID-19 with an autographed bookplate exclusively from Shake... Read more

Roosevelt House Faculty Associate Mimi Abramovitz’s Podcast “Social Security for Everyone” on The Thought Project

Posted on December 11th, 2020 · Posted in COVID 19, Faculty Associates News, Publication News

Americans are coping with unemployment, hunger, and housing insecurity at levels that rival the Great Depression, according to Mimi Abramovitz, Roosevelt House Faculty Associate, the Bertha Capen Reynolds Professor of…  

Virtual Meeting Platforms: Government Control and Corporate Compliance

Posted on November 20th, 2020 · Posted in COVID 19, Human Rights Program Events, Public Programs
The Human Rights Program at the Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College presents:Virtual Meeting Platforms: Government Control and Corporate ComplianceIn the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, social networking... Read more

Food Insecurity During COVID 19: Policy Lessons and Challenges

Posted on November 17th, 2020 · Posted in COVID 19, Public Policy Program Events, Public Programs
Join via Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81978153782The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the depths of chronic food insecurity in New York City. Countless people... Read more

Millions of Americans face Eviction in the Aftermath of Covid-19

Posted on November 4th, 2020 · Posted in COVID 19, Student COVID-19 Writing, Student Forum

At the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, governors and local government officials issued executive orders instructing non-essential businesses to close and encouraged residents to shelter in place. In a matter…  

Access and Equity: Schooling in a Pandemic

Posted on November 3rd, 2020 · Posted in COVID 19, Student COVID-19 Writing, Student Forum

Over the last few months, New York City’s schools shifted the way they educate their 1.2 million students in order to protect the health and safety students, faculty and staff…  

NYC Detention Rates during COVID-19

Since the death of George Floyd on May 25, 2020, there have been over 7700 protests across America against incidents of police brutality and systemic racism against black people. These…  

Undocumented Students Are Excluded from Federal Aid – Once Again

Posted on October 20th, 2020 · Posted in COVID 19, Student COVID-19 Writing, Student Forum

Undocumented students contribute more than $10 billion in annual taxes, but the federal government refuses to grant them any federal relief aid during the COVID-19 pandemic. The lack of federal…  

The Global Pandemic and its Impact: Preparing for the Future, Interdisciplinary Perspectives

Posted on July 21st, 2020 · Posted in COVID 19, Student COVID-19 Writing, Student Forum

The impact of the rapid spread of COVID-19 has been felt throughout the world. More than 180 countries have reported cases bringing the total number of those confirmed with the…  

Roosevelt House Advisory Board Member Stanley Litow in Barron’s “The Private Sector Must Lead on Diversity”

Posted on July 1st, 2020 · Posted in COVID 19, Publication News, Roosevelt House General News

Roosevelt House Advisory Board Member Stanley Litow authors commentary in Barron’s “The Private Sector Must Lead on Diversity” Read the full article online here.