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Roosevelt House Hosts 2019 Annual Kheel Transportation Policy Lecture

Posted on May 17, 2019 · Posted in Roosevelt House, Roosevelt House General News

On Wednesday, May 15, Roosevelt House hosted a very special evening on the future of transit governance in New York and the region, featuring an extraordinary panel: Hon. Corey Johnson, New York…  

Hunter College Receives Donation of Historic Franklin Delano Roosevelt Correspondence

Letters between FDR and Daisy Suckley Will Be on Display for Three Weeks at Roosevelt House May 8-May 31, 2019 (New York, NY, May 8, 2019) Hunter College announced today…  

Human Rights Program Student Noor Sheikh Publishes Op-Ed on Victims of Sexual Violence in Wartime

Noor Sheikh, Human Rights Program certificate student, urges the United States to stand with victims on sexual violence in conflict in her Op-Ed in Pass Blue “Will the US Stand…  

New York Congressman Jerrold Nadler, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee

First Congressional E.R.A. Hearings in 30 Years Announced at Roosevelt House, Onetime Home of Eleanor Roosevelt

Posted on April 15, 2019 · Posted in Featured News Story, Roosevelt House General News

(New York, April 15) — New York Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-Manhattan), Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, announced at Roosevelt House today that he would hold hearings on reviving the…  

2019 Prize to Recognize Accomplishments in Urban Public Health: Hunter Requests Nominations for $10,000 Joan H. Tisch Community Health Prizes — Deadline Extended to June 30

New York, NY, March 14, 2019 – Roosevelt House at Hunter College today announced a call for nominations for the ninth annual Joan H. Tisch Community Health Prizes, $10,000 awards created to honor one individual and…  

Eleanor Roosevelt and Valentine’s Day

Posted on February 14, 2019 · Posted in Roosevelt House General News

As ever Eleanor Roosevelt brings her compassion to show how this holiday about love can have a wider resonance even in the midst of prejudice and war. Eleanor Roosevelt wrote…  

2018 Nobel Peace Prize Winner Dr. Denis Mukwege Welcomed as Hunter College’s First Human Rights Fellow-in-Residence at Historic Roosevelt House

Posted on February 11, 2019 · Posted in Featured News Story, Roosevelt House, Roosevelt House General News

New Program Builds on Eleanor Roosevelt’s Legacy by Fostering Human Rights Advocacy (New York, NY – February 11, 2019) – Hunter College President Jennifer J. Raab last week welcomed 2018…  

Roosevelt House hosts Governor Andrew M. Cuomo for major policy speech

Posted on December 17, 2018 · Posted in Roosevelt House General News

Roosevelt House hosts Governor Andrew M. Cuomo for major policy speech, “What Would FDR Do?” with Roosevelt House Director Harold Holzer introducing the Governor. Harold Holzer greets Governor a Cuomo…  

Eleanor Roosevelt and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Roosevelt House Celebrates with Pride the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights Created Under the Chairmanship of Eleanor Roosevelt Passed Today in 1948 by the UN General Assembly

Posted on December 10, 2018 · Posted in Roosevelt House, Roosevelt House General News

Roosevelt House celebrates the leadership of Eleanor Roosevelt in writing the Universal Declaration of Human Rights as we mark the 70th anniversary of its adoption by the United Nations on…  

Roosevelt House welcomes NY Times op-ed columnist and Nobel Laureate Paul Krugman for 2nd Annual Kossoff Lecture

Posted on December 7, 2018 · Posted in Roosevelt House, Roosevelt House General News

The Phyllis L. Kossoff Lecture is an annual forum that brings leading figures in public life to Roosevelt House for conversation and reflection on pressing issues of domestic and national…