Public Policy Program Past Events

This brown bag lunch with Ann Buttenwieser, an author of  books on New York City history and urban planning, will discuss her work as mother, urban planner, and not-for profit developer to improve the quality of life for all NYC... Read more
Ruth Messinger, President of American Jewish World Service, will discuss her life as an activist and politician in New York City and beyond. From serving on the New York City Council to running for Mayor in 1997, Messinger has... Read more
Peter Osnos, Founder and Editor-at-Large, PublicAffairs and Robert Kaiser, former Associate Editor and Senior Correspondent at Washington Post, will discuss their experiences reporting in countries... Read more
Caira Conner, Community Manager of PoliyMic, a rapidly growing Millennial-focused news site, will discuss strategies you can use to help build a social media brand, and how you can use social... Read more
Stop and Frisk in NYC: What's Next?

Followed by Audience Q&A and reception honoring NYC food activists.


The Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute and Hunter College Pre-Business Program are delighted to co-host a Brownbag seminar with Ann Kaplan of Circle Wealth Management and Circle Financial Group. Ms. Kaplan will be sharing... Read more
The Public Policy Program at Roosevelt House, Public Policy Insitute at Hunter College, invites you to “Elevating the Debate on Immigration Reform: Unpacking the Economic and Fiscal Impact,” a brownbag seminar with Erika... Read more
Mark Hannay, Director of the Metro New York Health Care for All Campaign and winner of the Joan H. Tisch Community Health Prize, will discuss New York State advocacy to implement Obamacare; how the law impacts individuals, families and employers;... Read more
Roosevelt House, Public Policy Institute at Hunter College, invites you to a film screening of OPEN PROCESS, followed by a Q&A with: Tamara Gubernat: Filmmaker, Activist, & co-director of... Read more
Read the event recap: Empowered Women Empower Women Women remain significantly underrepresented among elected officials in the... Read more
Join us for a brownbag on education policy with Ben Shuldiner.
Co-Sponsored by The Roosevelt Institute
The Aspen Institute Arts Program cordially invites you to Citizenship, Service and Government. Join Eric Liu, former speechwriter and Deputy Domestic Policy... Read more
Prospective and current P-cubed students are invited to mix, mingle and learn more about the Public Policy Program.
The term “evidence-based policy” has become ubiquitous in political, academic, and public debates. But what does it really mean? And why does it matter? This panel event explored the role of research evidence in... Read more
The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977 (FCPA) is a U.S. federal law known primarily for its provisions prohibiting bribery of foreign officials.  The FCPA has been in the spotlight recently, with U.S. law enforcement agencies... Read more
Roosevelt House, in collaboration with Hunter USG, NYPIRG and Hunter Student Affairs, welcomed students to an “Election Night Soiree” this past November 6th. In this historic house where Franklin D. Roosevelt celebrated his 1932... Read more
Vartan Gregorian, president of Carnegie Corporation of New York, in conversation with Jonathan Fanton.