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2019 Prize to Recognize Accomplishments in Urban Public Health: Hunter Requests Nominations for $10,000 Joan H. Tisch Community Health Prizes — Deadline May 1, 2019

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…  

Roosevelt House’s JFEW Eleanor Roosevelt Scholar Gabriella Cook-Francis Wins Britain’s Marshall Scholarship

Posted on · Posted in Roosevelt House General News

Read the full story “From Hunter College to Oxford University: Roosevelt Scholar Gabriella Cook-Francis Wins Britain’s Marshall Scholarship” on the Hunter College Website.

Congressman Nadler Speaks with Students at Roosevelt House

Posted on November 28, 2018 · Posted in Featured News Story, Roosevelt House General News

On Wednesday, November 21, 2018 Congressman Jerry Nadler spoke to Hunter College Students and guests about the new Democratic majority in the U. S. House of Representatives and his plans…  

Public Policy Program Alumnus Publishes “Get Out The Vote” Op-Ed from Indonesia

Luce Scholar Matthew Locastro urges foreign-based American Citizens to Cast Ballots in his Op Ed in the Daily News “How Democrats abroad can help the Blue Wave”.

Roosevelt House Opens New Exhibition: “My Most Important Task:” Eleanor Roosevelt and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Posted on October 11, 2018 · Posted in Featured News Story, Roosevelt House General News

Roosevelt House Opens New Exhibition: “My Most Important Task:” Eleanor Roosevelt and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights Commemorates Eleanor Roosevelt’s leadership in the creation of the Universal Declaration of…