May 1, 2013 | 1:30 PM
Paths in Public Service: Featuring Christina Chang
A conversation with Christina Chang, Deputy Commissioner of Policy & External Affairs at New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.
Wednesday, April 24, 2013 | 1:30 PM
Paths in Public Service: Featuring Bradley Tusk
A conversation with Bradley Tusk, political strategist, campaign manager for Bloomberg 2009, and former Deputy Governor of the State of Illinois.
Tuesday, April 16, 2013 | 1:30 PM
Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health: A View from the South Bronx
A Brownbag Seminar with Sue Kaplan
A brownbag seminar with Sue Kaplan, Clinical Associate Professor of Public Policy at NYU Wagner, Associate Director of the Center for Health and Public Service Research, and Roosevelt House Advisory Board Member.
April 10, 2013 | 1:30 PM
Paths in Public Service: Dr. Melony Samuels
A conversation with Dr. Melony Samuels, founder and executive director of Bed Stuy Campaign Against Hunger and winner of the 2011 Joan H. Tisch Community Health Prize.
Tuesday, April 9, 2013 | 1:30 PM
Oceans and Public Policy: A Brownbag Seminar with David Rockefeller, Jr.
A brownbag seminar with David Rockefeller, Jr., Chair, The Rockefeller Foundation and Roosevelt House Advisory Board Member, who will discuss the state of the oceans and implications for public policy. This event is co-sponsored with the Geography Department.
February 27, 2013 | 1:30 PM
Renewable Energy and Public Policy: A Brownbag Seminar with Adam Wolfensohn
A brownbag seminar with Adam Wolfensohn, Managing Director of Wolfensohn Fund Management and Roosevelt House Advisory Board Member
February 13, 2013 | 1:30 PM
The New York State Budget Crisis: A Brownbag Seminar with Richard Ravitch
A brownbag seminar with Richard Ravitch, former New York Lieutenant Governor and Roosevelt House Advisory Board Member.
February 6, 2013 | 2:00 PM
Paths in Public Service: Mathew M. Wambua
Featuring Mathew M. Wambua, Commissioner of the NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development
Rethinking Public Housing: A Conversation with Rosanne Haggerty
November 14, 2012 | 1:30-2:30 p.m.
Rosanne Haggerty talked with students about the work of Community Solutions, an organization that develops and spreads innovative solutions to the housing needs of vulnerable people. Haggerty is an internationally recognized leader in developing strategies to end homelessness, expand affordable housing options and strengthen communities. She is the founder of Common Ground and Community Solutions, and is creating new approaches to improving public housing without displacing current residents She is a MacArthur Foundation Fellow, an Ashoka Senior Fellow, and a Hunt Alternative Fund Prime Mover.
Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide: A Discussion With The “Half the Sky Movement”
October 24, 2012 | 2:00pm-3:00pm
The Half the Sky Movement is cutting across platforms to ignite the change needed to put an end to the oppression of women and girls worldwide, the defining issue of our time. Inspired by journalists Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn’s book of the same name, Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide brings together video, websites, games, blogs and other educational tools to not only raise awareness of women’s issues, but to also provide concrete steps to fight these problems and empower women.
This event featured a presentation and discussion with Lizzie Presser and Renee Muza (Hunter ‘10), Half the Sky Movement Campus Engagement Coordinators, as well as a segment from the new PBS documentary. Students learned about The Half the Sky Movement and discussed ways that students can become engaged as student ambassadors or enhance current activism efforts.
For more information on Half the Sky Movement visit www.halftheskymovement.org.
Public Policy Program Open House
October 17, 2012 | 1:30pm
A meet-and-greet event for undergraduate students currently enrolled in, or interested in, the Public Policy Minor or Certificate program. Featuring a presentation by P-Cubed student, Aime Salazar on “The Need for Adequate Immigrant Representation: Reflections from an Internship at the US Immigration Court.”