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Photos: Mark Holden Meets with Hunter College Students to Discuss Criminal Justice Reform

Posted on March 24th, 2017 · Posted in Roosevelt House, Roosevelt House General News, Student Events

On Monday, March 20, Mark Holden, senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary of Koch Industries, met with Hunter College students for a private discussion on issues of criminal justice…  

Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul To Discuss Enough is Enough Legislation

Posted on November 17th, 2015 · Posted in Human Rights Program Events, Public Policy Program Events, Student Events
On Thursday, November 19th, New York State Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul will visit the Roosevelt House to discuss landmark legislation passed in New York State to prevent sexual violence on college... Read more

Diaspora (Politics, Policy and the Arts), and Student Awards Ceremony

A Panel Discussion with: Thomas Allen Harris photographer and documentarian Shanti Thakur filmmake... Read more

The Refugee Crisis: What Can the Global Community Do?

Posted on September 21st, 2015 · Posted in Human Rights Program Events, Public Policy Program Events, Student Events
The indelible image of Aylan Kurdi, the 3-year old boy who drowned in Turkey’s Bodrum peninsula while fleeing along with his family members his home in Syria for a new life, finally caught the world’s attention about the movement of tens of thous... Read more

Steven Polan: “The Challenges of Building and Rebuilding Public Infrastructure in the World’s Great Cities”

Posted on February 23rd, 2015 · Posted in Public Policy Program Events, Student Events
By 2050 it’s estimated that sixty-six percent of the world’s population will live in urban areas. What challenges will this create to infrastructure systems around the globe? How can investment in infrastructure address issues of inequality and h... Read more

Yes Means Yes: Understanding Sexual Violence on College Campuses

Posted on October 14th, 2014 · Posted in Public Policy Program Events, Public Programs, Student Events
The recent reports of sexual assaults on college campuses have opened a new debate about notions of masculinity, sex and gender relations. This panel will explore the roots of campus-based sexual violence, strategies to address and prevent it, as wel... Read more

Cultural Renewals: How Can Arts and Culture Help Create the Jobs of Tomorrow

Posted on October 14th, 2014 · Posted in Public Policy Program Events, Student Events
Jamie Bennett, the director of ArtPlace America, and Rocco Landesman, former chairman of the NEA and producer of celebrated plays and musicals such as Angels in America and Jersey Boys, speak with... Read more

Regions of War, Prescriptions for Peace

Posted on October 14th, 2014 · Posted in Human Rights Program Events, Public Policy Program Events, Student Events
Why do wars cluster in some regions and not in others? Why do wars spread to engulf additional countries... Read more

What Can New York City Do About Inequality and Poverty?

Posted on September 15th, 2014 · Posted in Public Policy Program Events, Student Events
Sponsored by the Public Policy Program at Roosevelt HouseWhere: Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College, 47-49 East 65 Street (between Park and Madison Aves.)James Parrott, Deputy Director a... Read more

Public Policy Program Fall Reception

Posted on September 9th, 2014 · Posted in Public Policy Program Events, Student Events
Join us for the Public Policy Program’s Fall Reception on September 23rd from 11 am - 1 pm at Roosevelt House. We have an exciting speaker, Ambassador Bisa Williams, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs at the US Sta... Read more