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Past Public Programs

 
Announcing a webinar discussion with notable political geographers who have familiarity and expertise on the topic of geopolitics in post-Soviet space and on the Russian invasion of Ukraine and its ramifications. Please join us on Zoom... 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
 
Roosevelt House and The Pulitzer Center are pleased to present a discussion—presented in person and on Zoom—with leading immigration journalist and Pulitzer Center grantee Anna-Catherine Brigida. Examining U.S. border... Read more
 
Join us virtually or in-person for a special event featuring Xochitl Gonzalez, New York Times best-selling author of Olga Dies Dreaming in conversation with Yarimar Bonilla, Political Anthropologist and... Read more
 
Celebrating Women’s History Month Jennifer J. Raab Hunter College President Invites you to to an enlightening... Read more
 
Roosevelt House is pleased to present a discussion—presented on Zoom—of One Quarter of the Nation: Immigration and the Transformation of America by Hunter College... Read more
 
Roosevelt House invites you to attend a new public program presented on Zoom Marking Black History Month ... Read more
 
The LGBTQ Policy Center at Roosevelt House with the Roosevelt House Human Rights Program, Hunter’s Asian American Studies Program and Center, and Hunter’s HCAP... 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
 
Roosevelt House is pleased to present a discussion—presented on Zoom—of Watching Darkness Fall: FDR, His Ambassadors, and the Rise of Adolf Hitler by David McKean. In this important new history, McKean delivers a... Read more
 
Roosevelt House invites you to attend the Annual Theodore W. Kheel Lecture on Transportation Policy Whose Streets? A Virtual Discussion with New... Read more
 
 
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
 

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.