Past Public Programs

The Roosevelt House Public Policy Program Presents: Modeling COVID-19: Disease Burdens, Economic Activities, and Policy Outcomes Join via Zoom:  ... Read more
Statistics show that Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) in the United States are disproportionality impacted by COVID 19. This reality is not only true for health outcomes, but also for educational outcomes. Prior to COVID 19,... Read more
Join Roosevelt House, Asian American Studies Center & Program, AANAPISI Project (HCAP), Department of Sociology, Department of Urban Policy and Planning on zoom for a sneak Preview of “The Asian Americans” with Renee Tajima-Pena,... Read more
As the coronavirus pandemic reveals stark fault lines in New York City, with disparate impacts based on race, class, immigration status, and justice system involvement, community organizations are mobilizing to respond even as their resources... Read more
Presented by The Roosevelt House Human Rights Program, the Hunter Department of Africana, Puerto Rican, and Latino Studies, and the Hunter Asian American Studies Center and Program.  Join Zoom... Read more

Campus ERA Day 2020

April 27, 2020

Join Us For Our Fourth Annual ​CAMPUS ERA DAY 2020Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any state on account of sex —... Read more
Please Join Roosevelt House & the Hunter College Department of Public Health for a Live Online Public Program Via Zoom Please join us for a virtual Roosevelt House event featuring two... Read more
The Public Policy Program and the Hunter College Economics Department present Awakening in Tomorrow’s Post-Pandemic World: Economic Policy in the Aftermath of... Read more
This event has been postponed.     Roosevelt House, the Bella Abzug Leadership Institute (BALI), and the Hunter College Department of Women and Gender... Read more
This event is sold out. Please join us via Livestream. Join us for the annual Phyllis L. Kossoff Lecture at Roosevelt House as... Read more
2020: Gender, Race, Suffrage and Citizenship will critically examine the movement that led to women receiving the right to vote in the United States
Please join Roosevelt House and the Hunter College Jewish Studies Center as we welcome author Adam Hochschild to discuss his new book, Rebel Cinderella: From Rags to Riches to Radical, the Epic Journey of Rose Pastor Stokes,... Read more
Please join us at Roosevelt House as we welcome New York Times bestselling author Adam Cohen to discuss his new book, Supreme Inequality: The Supreme Court’s Fifty-Year Battle for a More Unjust America. This... Read more
Please join us at Roosevelt House as we welcome journalist and historian Craig Fehrman to discuss his well-received new book, Author in Chief: The Untold Story of Our Presidents and the Books They Wrote, the story of... Read more
Please join us at Roosevelt House as we welcome César Cuauhtémoc García Hernández, associate professor of law at the University of Denver, to discuss his new book, Migrating to Prison: America’s Obsession with Locking... Read more
Join us at Roosevelt House for a conversation about A Wild and Precious Life: A Memoir, the lively, intimate posthumous memoir of an iconic woman, gay life in New York in the second half of the 20th century, and the rise of... Read more
Roosevelt House and the LGBTQ Public Policy Center at Hunter College are Pleased to Present Film Screening and Discussion Hot to Trot Please join us at Roosevelt... Read more
Please join us at Roosevelt House as we welcome Jeffrey Rosen, president of the National Constitution Center and Professor of Law at The George Washington University Law School, to discuss his new book, Conversations with... Read more
Please join us at Roosevelt House for a discussion about one of Franklin D. Roosevelt’s top commanders. Author David L. Roll will present his new book, George Marshall: Defender of the Republic, which tells the story... Read more
Please join us at Roosevelt House for a dramatic reading from Eleanor and Alice: Conversations Between Two Remarkable Roosevelts, a play by Ellen Abrams. It examines the fraught and complicated relationship between... Read more
Please join us for a broad-ranging discussion of current policy issues facing the New York City Taxi industry – including the fallout from predatory loans; a proposed cap in vehicles to ease the city’s congestion; proposed congestion pricing;... Read more
Roosevelt House welcomes four leading civil rights lawyers to discuss new strategies to protect LGBTQ rights in an era when the White House is undermining LGBTQ rights and the support of the Supreme Court is no longer a given. Carl... Read more
Please join us at Roosevelt House as we welcome Daniel H. Weiss, the President and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, to discuss his new book, In That Time: Michael O’Donnell and the Tragic Era of Vietnam.... Read more
Please join us at Roosevelt House as we welcome Henry Hemming, English non-fiction writer, to discuss his new book, Agents of Influence: A British Campaign, a Canadian Spy, and the Secret Plot to Bring America into... Read more
Congressman Jerrold Nadler
It is our pleasure and honor to welcome back an important member of the House of Representatives: New York’s own Jerrold Nadler (D-NY-10), who will visit Roosevelt House on Monday, November 11, to discuss his current priorities... Read more
What do big projects like Battery Park City, the World Trade Center, Riverbank State Park, the Times Square redevelopment, the MTA, and Mitchell Lama housing projects all have in common? The crucial, if often overlooked, role played by New York... Read more
Join us at Roosevelt House as we welcome Manu Bhagavan, professor of history and human rights at Hunter College and the CUNY Graduate Center, to discuss his new book, India and the Cold War. In it, Bhagavan inverts the... Read more
Please join us at Roosevelt House for a special screening of the new Mick Caouette documentary, Summoned: Frances Perkins and the General Welfare. Featuring compelling interviews with David Brooks, Nancy Pelosi, Amy... 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.