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Past Public Programs

Roosevelt House invites you to attend a very special afternoon public program presented in-person and on Zoom. Mayor Bill de Blasio In conversation... Read more
 
The LGBTQ Policy Center at Roosevelt House invites you to attend a new public program presented in-person and on Zoom Walking While Trans: The End Of New York’s Anti-Loitering Law. Continuing the first full season of... Read more
 
Roosevelt House is pleased to present a discussion—presented in-person and on Zoom— of Refuge Must Be Given: Eleanor Roosevelt, the Jewish Plight, and the Founding of Israel by John F. Sears. In this essential... Read more
 
An Abolitionist Approach to K-12 Education... Read more
 
Roosevelt House is pleased to present a discussion—presented in-person and on Zoom— of Breaking Barriers: How P-Tech Schools Create a Pathway From High School to College to Career by Stanley Litow and Tina Kelley. In this urgent and... Read more
 
Join two prominent New York City political reporters... Read more
 
The LGBTQ Policy Center at Roosevelt House invites you to attend a New Public Program Presented In-Person and On Zoom “The Struggle For LGBTQI+ Inclusive Education In New York”  ... Read more
 
Hunter College President Jennifer J. Raab invites you to attend a special film screening and discussion on the youth activism born of the 2018 Parkland school shooting featuring the award-winning dDocumentary “US KIDS” and introducing the... Read more
 
Although the right to health is recognized by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the idea of “health as a human right” has not gained traction in the United States. Despite new variants and rising COVID-19 cases in areas with low... Read more
 
We invite you to join descendants of the original F.D.R. Cabinet and Brain Trust for a new public program presented in-person and on zoom “The New Deal Then and Now: What is the Role of Government in Response to Great... Read more
 
In Person at Roosevelt House For those who cannot attend in person, this program will be streamed via Zoom: ... Read more
 
Hunter College President Jennifer J. Raab With Roosevelt House and the Hunter College Series “Speaking of Justice” ... Read more
 
 
Roosevelt House is pleased to present a live Zoom discussion of The Sailor: Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Transformation of American Foreign Policy by David F. Schmitz. In this illuminating study, Schmitz presents an... Read more
 
Roosevelt House is pleased to present a live Zoom discussion of Republic of Detours: How the New Deal Paid Broke Writers to Rediscover America by Scott Borchert. In this enthralling history, Borchert provides an... Read more
 
Roosevelt House is pleased to present a live Zoom discussion of Why the New Deal Matters by Eric Rauchway. In this timely new work of historical analysis, Rauchway explores how the New Deal... Read more
 
As we mark Pride Month, Roosevelt House is pleased to present the fourth in a series of 2021 Zoom election forums, designed to give young and first-time voters the opportunity to explore policy issues with those running for office in the June... Read more
 
As we mark Pride Month, Roosevelt House is pleased to present the third in a series of 2021 Zoom election events, designed to give young and first-time voters the opportunity to explore policy issues with those running for office in the June... Read more
 
Jennifer J. Raab, Hunter College President together with Roosevelt House and the Hunter College Jewish Studies Center Invite you to celebrate the... Read more
 
Roosevelt House is pleased to present a live Zoom discussion of Let the Record Show: A Political History of ACT UP New York, 1987-1993 by Sarah Schulman. In this acclaimed and monumental political history, Schulman... Read more
 
Jennifer J. Raab, Hunter College President together with Hunter’s Brookdale Center for Healthy Aging & Roosevelt House Invite you to a new... Read more
 
Roosevelt House is pleased to present a live Zoom discussion of Malevolent Republic: A Short History of the New India by K.S. Komireddi. In this penetrating and insightful history, Komireddi delivers a critical and... Read more
 
Originally scheduled for April 20, this event was postponed out of respect for the immense importance of the jury verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial announced that same night. Roosevelt House is now pleased to present... Read more
 
Roosevelt House is honored to present a live Zoom panel discussion, marking Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, on Anti-Asian Hate in the Pandemic Age: Curing the Virus of Hate—featuring experts, scholars, and... Read more
 
Roosevelt House and The Living New Deal – NYC Chapter are pleased to present, live on Zoom, a panel discussion contrasting New Deal housing projects and policy with the proposals that housing advocates are advancing today. The panel... Read more
 
Roosevelt House is honored to present the 2021 McNickle Lecture on Integrity in Government, featuring former State Attorney General Robert Abrams on his inspiring new memoir, The Luckiest Guy in the World: My... Read more
 
Roosevelt House is pleased to present a live Zoom panel discussion on The First 100 Days of the Biden Administration—featuring expert analysis from CUNY professors of political science. Among the topics they will address are... Read more
 
Roosevelt House together with Families for Safe Streets present Confronting the Epidemic of Traffic Violence With special remarks by The... Read more
 
The Public Humanities And The Democratic Commons Conference Presents: Reckoning with Monuments and Public Commemoration Monuments, public memorials and historical memory are the products of decisions made... Read more
 
You can order a copy of Saving Stuyvesant Town: How One Community Defeated the Worst Real Estate Deal in History with an autographed bookplate... Read more
 

Public Programs at Roosevelt House are free to the public and open with advance registration, made possible through the support of the Charina Endowment Fund and other generous donors.