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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

During the bubble economy of the mid 1980s through early 1990s, Japanese women’s language grew with public passion, incentivizing Japanese women with... Read more
Please join us at Roosevelt House for a film screening of Paris to Pittsburgh, produced by RadicalMedia in partnership with Bloomberg Philanthropies. The documentary brings to light the impassioned efforts of individuals who are battling the most severe threats of climate change in their own backyards. Set against the national debate over... Read more
On March 25, 1911, fire engulfed at the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory near Washington Square Park, killing 146 garment workers, mostly young Jewish and Italian immigrant women, in the space of 15 minutes. Their deaths energized labor struggles for better working conditions, safety on the job, decent wages, and the right to unionize.  The memory and... Read more
In his new book, From Gutenberg to Google: The History of Our Future (Brookings 2019) former Federal Communications Commission Chairman and communications entrepreneur Thomas Wheeler looks back at Johannes Gutenberg’s 15th century invention of movable type, the invention of the telegraph, and steam locomotives to brin... Read more

Human Rights Program Student & Faculty Events

Currently, there are no upcoming Hrp Events. Click here to view past events.

Public Policy Program Student & Faculty Events

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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.

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