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Past Public Programs

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
 
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
 
The Public Humanities And The Democratic Commons Conference Presents: Print, Podcast, Social: Public Humanities and Popular Media This panel explores the venues, or spaces, of the... Read more
 
The Public Humanities And The Democratic Commons Conference Presents: What is the Democratic Commons? This panel will consider the challenges posed by an increasingly multi-racial... Read more
 
Roosevelt House is pleased to present the first 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 primaries. We begin with the... Read more
 
Jennifer J. Raab, Hunter College President, together with Roosevelt House, the Bella Abzug Leadership Institute (BALI), and the Hunter College Department of... Read more
 
Roosevelt House is pleased to present a live Zoom discussion of New York, New York, New York: Four Decades of Success, Excess, and Transformation by acclaimed author Thomas Dyja. In this monumental urban history, Dyja... Read more
 

Eleanor: Poems

March 17, 2021 VIDEO

Roosevelt House is pleased to present a live Zoom discussion of Eleanor: Poems by award-winning poet Gray Jacobik. In this rich and inventive new collection, Jacobik presents a series of poems that powerfully and... Read more
 
PLEASE NOTE SPECIAL START TIME: Live Zoom program begins at 4 PM EST Roosevelt House is pleased to present a live Zoom discussion of The Ten Year War: Obamacare and the Unfinished... Read more
 
Roosevelt House is pleased to present a live Zoom forum on Ranked Choice Voting, the new voting system for New York City’s primary elections in 2021. The panel brings together experts from law, academia, and advocacy—to... Read more
 
You can order a copy of Prisoner Reentry in the 21st Century: Critical Perspectives of Returning Home with at a specially discounted price (20% off) exclusively from... Read more
 
Roosevelt House is proud to present a special live Zoom discussion about the advisory group of African American federal officials who served during the Roosevelt administration—unofficially known as the Black Cabinet. This follows the... Read more
 
Hunter College’s Community Read of Sister Outsider and other works Presents:... Read more
 
Roosevelt House is pleased and honored to present... Read more
 
 
The Lancet Commission on public policy and health in the Trump era is the first comprehensive assessment of the health effects of President Trump’s policies. Led by 33 leading experts from the US, UK and Canada, the Commission was... Read more
 
My Lifelong Fight Against Disease: From Polio and AIDS to COVID-19
You can order a copy of My Lifelong Fight Against Disease: From Polio and AIDS to COVID-19 with an autographed bookplate exclusively from ... Read more
 
Hunter Students, join us on Monday, January 11 at 6pm (EST) on Zoom for our series Speaking of Justice: Race, Racism, and Reform — After the Capitol Siege: Exploring History, Law, and Justice RSVP for Zoom link — ... Read more
 
You can order a copy of High Tension: FDR’s Battle to Power America with an autographed bookplate exclusively from ... Read more
 
The Human Rights Program at the Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College presents: Virtual Meeting Platforms: Government Control and Corporate Compliance In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, social... 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
 
This event is online. Those who RSVP will receive a reminder to join shortly... Read more
 
This event is online. Those who RSVP will receive a... Read more
 
This event is online. Those who RSVP will receive a reminder to join shortly before the... Read more
 
Join us on Monday, November 2 at 6:30pm (EST) on Zoom for our series Speaking of Justice: Race, Racism, and Reform — ELECTION 2020. Who has the answers? Students ask the questions. A Roosevelt House Dialogue with Hunter... Read more
 
This event is online. Those who RSVP will receive a reminder to join shortly before the program... Read more
 
This November marks the 59th presidential election in the United States. It has been, as commentators often say, “unprecedented.” Indeed, there have been—and surely will continue to be—newsworthy fireworks.  Some are... Read more
 
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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.