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“The only sure bulwark of continuing liberty is a government strong enough to protect the interests of the people, and a people strong enough and well enough informed to maintain its sovereign control over the government.” – Franklin Delano Roosevelt

Roosevelt House Public Programs

Roosevelt House will host a panel discussion, “Politics of Gentrification: Investment, Displacement and the Fight for the Future in Greenpoint and Chinatown,”  which picks up on a recent series of Issue Briefs on affordable housing in New York City. Speakers include Roosevelt House Faculty Associates Peter Kwong, Ida Susser and Margaret Chin,... Read more
Susan Butler's new book explores the complex partnership during World War II between FDR and Stalin and tells the story of how the leaders of the capitalist world and the Communist world became more than allies of convenience during World War II. Roosevelt and Stalin is based on previously classified materials from the Russi... Read more
Historian Michael Signer, who has served as counsel to Governor Mark Warner in Richmond and as senior policy advisor at the Center for American Progress, discusses the early life of James Madison, the fourth president of the United States, the Founding Father who did the most but is known the least. Signer focuses on Madison befor... Read more
Frederick A.O. Schwarz Jr., chief counsel to the Brennan Center for Justice at New York University Law School, visits Roosevelt House to mark the publication of his new book, Democracy in the Dark: The Seduction of Government Secrecy, exploring the question, how much secrecy does good governance require? In his book, Schw... Read more
Explore the lives and legacies of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt from multiple perspectives. Roosevelt House and FDR Four Freedoms Park are offering tours in collaboration--you're welcome to attend one or the other, but we hope you'll join us for both! For new look at Roosevelt life and how it was shaped by New York City, start your day at Roosevel... Read more

Human Rights Program Student & Faculty Events

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Public Policy Program Student & Faculty Events

Roosevelt House will host a panel discussion, “Politics of Gentrification: Investment, Displacement and the Fight for the Future in Greenpoint and Chinatown,”  which picks up on a recent series of Issue Briefs on affordable housing in New York City. Speakers include Roosevelt House Faculty Associates Peter Kwong, Ida Susser and Margaret Chin,... 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.

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