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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

Join legendary actress/activist Jane Fonda and worker rights advocate/co-founder of Restaurant Opportunities Centers (ROC) United Saru Jayaraman for a wide-ra... Read more
Please join us at Roosevelt House as we welcome Pulitzer Prize-winning historian David J. Garrow, discussing his latest book, Rising Star: The Making of Barack Obama, the definitive account of the president's formative years.In his talk, Garrow will examine Obama's childhood in Honolulu, where he was raised almost ex... Read more
To mark Veteran’s Day 2017—and the 100th anniversary of U.S. entry into World War I —Roosevelt House is proud to present award-winning actor Stephen Lang in a unique theatrical experience: His Dark Land.Re-imagining a suspended and surreal moment in history, His Dark Land unearths the my... Read more

Fri, November 10, 2017 | 6:30 pm +   RSVP

Born with cerebral palsy, Hale Zukas is the "grandfather" of the disability movement. A pointer attached to his helmet pilots his wheelchair and he communicates by tapping letters on a board. Berkeley is the birthplace of the disability movement, and the work started there by Hale and others in the 1970's forever changed how the world looks at disa... Read more
Eleanor Roosevelt and Frances Perkins were leading voices for social a... Read more

Human Rights Program Student & Faculty Events

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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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