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COVID 19

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
On June 10th at 7PM, the LGBTQ Policy Center at Hunter College and the New York City Commission on Human Rights will present a Live Zoom panel discussion on the lessons learned from the AIDS epidemic and how they can inform and improve the policy re... 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 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,…  

It is Negligent to Solely Blame Preexisting Health Conditions for COVID-19’s Burden on Black Americans

Posted on May 4th, 2020 · Posted in COVID 19, Student Forum

COVID-19’s arrival in the United States has made it impossible to ignore that Black Americans are disproportionately burdened by disease and death. Yet, there is still a lack of understanding…  

Local Responses to the Pandemic: Lessons and Challenges

Posted on April 30th, 2020 · Posted in COVID 19, Public Policy Program Events, Public Programs
As the coronavirus pandemic reveals stark fault lines in New York City, with disparate impacts based on race, class, immigration status, and justice system involvement, community organizations are mobilizing to respond even as their resources dwindle... Read more

The Discriminatory Impact of COVID-19: The Pandemic’s Role in Highlighting Entrenched Racial Inequalities in the U.S.

Posted on April 29th, 2020 · Posted in COVID 19, Human Rights Program Events, Public Programs
Presented by The Roosevelt House Human Rights Program, the Hunter Department of Africana, Puerto Rican, and Latino Studies, and the Hunter Asian American Studies Center and Program.  Join Zoom at ... Read more