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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.

Remembering the AIDS Crisis in the Time of COVID-19: How Lessons from One Epidemic can Guide the Response to Another

Posted on June 3rd, 2020 · Posted in COVID 19, Public Programs
With remarks by Carmelyn P. Malalis, Chair and Commissioner of the New York City Commission on Human Rights.  On June 10th at 7PM, the LGBTQ Policy Center at Hunter College and the New York... Read more

Modeling COVID-19: Disease Burdens, Economic Activities, and Policy Outcomes

Posted on May 22nd, 2020 · Posted in COVID 19, Public Policy Program Events, Public Programs
The Roosevelt House Public Policy Program Presents: Modeling COVID-19: Disease Burdens, Economic Activities, and Policy Outcomes Join via Zoom:  ... Read more

The Issue with Profiteering During a Pandemic

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

Inherent in the vocabulary one uses to talk about this pandemic are the complaints and allegations assumed by the speaker. I’ve found that since the beginning of this outbreak, few…  

Post COVID-19: The Wipeout of Asian-Owned Businesses 

Posted on May 19th, 2020 · Posted in COVID 19, Student Forum

In Seattle, a family restaurant with broken windows. In San Jose, five businesses destroyed in the span of hours. In New York City, a Michelin-starred restaurant vandalized with graffiti. The…  

The Moral Imperative to Center Racial Equity and Justice in Education During the Pandemic

Posted on May 13th, 2020 · Posted in COVID 19, Public Policy Program Events, Public Programs
Statistics show that Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) in the United States are disproportionality impacted by COVID 19. This reality is not only true for health outcomes, but also for educational outcomes. Prior to COVID 19, educational... Read more

Air Pollution Inequity in NYC’s Low-Income Communities & Covid-19: A Recipe for Disaster

Posted on May 12th, 2020 · Posted in COVID 19, Student Forum

On April 5, a study released by the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health directly linked air pollution to the probability of more severe COVID-19 cases. It is now…  

Joint op-ed by William A. Herbert, RH Faculty Associate and Distinguished Lecturer and University of Kansas Geography Professor Jerome Dobson for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch “Pandemic puts Americans’ patience, flexibility to the test”

Posted on May 7th, 2020 · Posted in COVID 19, Publication News

William A. Herbert, RH Faculty Associate and Distinguished Lecturer co-authored an article with University of Kansas Geography Professor Jerome Dobson for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch titled Pandemic puts Americans’ patience,…