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Public Policy Program Past Events

The 2022 midterms saw historic voter turnout after nail-biting races across the country. What are the political and policy impacts from the midterm results? How will this affect the 2024 presidential election? We will discuss these questions and... Read more
 
Roosevelt House is pleased to present a discussion of the book Nice White Ladies: The Truth about White Supremacy, Our Role in It, and How We Can Help Dismantle It by Hunter College... Read more
 
Jennifer J. Raab Hunter College President Cordially invites you to attend a new public program... Read more
 
We are excited to be joined by Dr. Jung Pak, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Multilateral Affairs and for Global China issues and former Hunter College U.S. history professor on Thursday, Sept.... Read more
 
 
Students Only Join three prominent NYC political reporters on Wednesday, March 23 for an in-depth analysis of Albany politics and Governor Hochul’s ambitious 2022... Read more
 
Please join us in the Roosevelt House Auditorium as we bring together our Hunter community with human rights and public policy experts for an open forum to discuss the ongoing crisis in Ukraine. Moderated by... Read more
 
To mark Black History Month at Roosevelt House, join a distinguished panel of black women jurists on Wednesday, February 23, for a discussion of the appointment of judges, on every level of the judiciary, who are representative of all Americans.... Read more
 
Throughout the Fall 2021 semester students in the Public Policy Program have grappled with difficult questions related to public policy, explored current events, considered ongoing political cycles, and confronted conventional wisdom to produce a... Read more
 
An Abolitionist Approach to K-12 Education... Read more
 
Join two prominent New York City political reporters... Read more
 
In Person at Roosevelt House For those who cannot attend in person, this program will be streamed via Zoom: ... Read more
 
 
Coming on the heels of record turnouts in the 2020 elections, state legislatures nationwide have moved to restrict access to the ballot under the guise of securing future elections—even with no evidence of mass voter fraud. With new laws... Read more
 
The Biden Administration has advanced new climate initiatives that will greatly accelerate and reinvigorate the federal government’s engagement in urgently needed climate action, including the U.S.’s rejoining of the Paris Agreement. Although... Read more
 
Throughout the semester our students grappled with difficult questions related to public policy, explored current events, considered ongoing political cycles, and confronted conventional wisdom to produce a policy recommendation that addresses... Read more
 
The Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute with the Departments of Economics, Geography and Environmental Science and Urban Policy and Planning, and the Institute for Sustainable Cities present: Climate Crisis and Infrastructure... Read more
 
Throughout the semester our students grappled with difficult questions related to public policy, explored current events, considered ongoing political cycles, and confronted conventional wisdom to produce a policy recommendation that addresses... Read more
 
Join via Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81978153782 The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the depths of chronic food insecurity in New York City. Countless... Read more
 
Born after 1996, Gen Z is the most racially diverse and digitally connected generation in the U.S., and its members’ formative years have been defined by recession, mass shootings, climate crisis, and war. Now, as the 2020 election approaches... Read more
 
The Roosevelt House Public Policy Program Presents: Modeling COVID-19: Disease Burdens, Economic Activities, and Policy Outcomes Join via Zoom:  ... Read more
 
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,... Read more
 
Watch the series on PBS online  Join Roosevelt House, Asian American Studies Center &... Read more
 
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... Read more
 
 
The Public Policy Program and the Hunter College Economics Department present Awakening in Tomorrow’s Post-Pandemic World: Economic Policy in the Aftermath of... Read more
 
 
2020: Gender, Race, Suffrage and Citizenship will critically examine the movement that led to women receiving the right to vote in the United States
 
Public conversations about poverty and welfare, even today, rarely acknowledge the nexus between racialized gender inequality and the economic vulnerability of single-mother families. Felicia Kornbluh will gather with panelists... Read more
 
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The last decade has seen a rapid increase in the number of South Asian Americans interested... Read more