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National Center’s 50th Annual Conference — March 26-28, 2023 at Hunter College

Posted on January 17th, 2023 · Posted in Public Programs, Roosevelt House General News

On March 26-28, 2023, the National Center will be holding our 50th annual conference at Hunter’s main campus and at Roosevelt House. The theme of the 2023 annual conference will be Collective…  

Former Congresswoman, Carolyn Maloney (left) with Hunter College President, Jennifer J. Raab

Carolyn Maloney Joins Hunter as Distinguished Leader at Roosevelt House

Posted on January 10th, 2023 · Posted in Roosevelt House General News

Thirty-year Congressional veteran Carolyn Maloney will spend the spring 2023 semester as Eleanor Roosevelt Distinguished Leader in Residence at Hunter College’s Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute. Announcement of Rep. Maloney’s…  

Statement by Harold Holzer, Roosevelt House Director, on Jennifer Raab’s Announcement that she will Step Down as President of Hunter College

Posted on December 5th, 2022 · Posted in Roosevelt House General News

There is no way to measure this staggering loss—to Hunter or Roosevelt House. Had it not been for the visionary, inexhaustible Jennifer Raab, the Roosevelt family home on East 65thStreet…  

Statement from Hunter College President Jennifer J. Raab

Posted on December 5th, 2022 · Posted in Featured News Story, Roosevelt House General News

It has been a privilege beyond measure to lead this exceptional institution for the past 22 years, in effect, through the entire 21st century. But the time has come to…  

Roosevelt House opens New Exhibition: Healing Walls: Health and Art in New Deal New York

Posted on November 18th, 2022 · Posted in Featured News Story, Roosevelt House, Roosevelt House General News

Roosevelt House opens New Exhibition: Healing Walls: Health and Art in New Deal New York Celebrates Federal Art Project hospital murals funded by the New Deal; Marks new book about…  

Remembering James Polshek (1930–2022)

Posted on September 15th, 2022 · Posted in Featured News Story, Roosevelt House, Roosevelt House General News

Roosevelt House mourns the loss of James Polshek, the brilliant architect who led the restoration of Hunter College’s Roosevelt House from 2005 to 2010. His reverence for this historical treasure and…  

2022 Pride Policy Fellowship

Posted on April 25th, 2022 · Posted in LGBTQ Center Program, Roosevelt House General News

The LGBTQ Policy Center at Hunter College’s Roosevelt House is pleased to invite students at Hunter College to submit an application for the 2022 Pride Policy Fellowship. This fellowship is…  

Celebrating Frances Perkins

Posted on April 7th, 2022 · Posted in Featured News Story, Roosevelt House, Roosevelt House General News

New York has honored Frances Perkins, the first woman to serve in the U.S. cabinet, by naming 46th Street between 9th and 10th Avenues in recognition of her efforts at…  

The LGBTQ Policy Center at Roosevelt House Honors Transgender Day of Visibility

Posted on March 31st, 2022 · Posted in Featured News Story, Roosevelt House General News

(March 31, 2022) The LGBTQ Policy Center at Roosevelt House today honors the International Day of Transgender Visibility. March 31 is dedicated to celebrating the accomplishments and lives of transgender,…  

Happy Anniversary Eleanor and Franklin 

Posted on March 17th, 2022 · Posted in Featured News Story, Roosevelt House General News

Today marks the 117th wedding anniversary of Eleanor Roosevelt and President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Please visit our online mini-exhibit “Much More Than a Holiday: The Roosevelts and a St. Patrick’s Day Wedding, March…