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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

Tue, September 26, 2017 | 3:30 pm +   RSVP

2017 marks the 50th anniversary of the Public Employees Fair Employment Act, commonly known as the Taylor Law. This New York Law was one of the first state law to grant public workers the right to unionize, to require public employers and unions to bargain in good faith over working conditions, and to mandate conciliation of bargaining impasses.... Read more
Please join us at Roosevelt House as we welcome Hunter College's own Joseph P. Viteritti to mark the publication of his new book, The Pragmatist: Bill de Blasio's Quest to Save New York's Soul. Viteritti, the Thomas Hunter Professor of Public Policy, will be in conversation with Joyce Purnick, the for... Read more
Among liberal democracies, the United States stands alone in its defense of hate speech as integral to upholding the First Amendment and ensuring a free society. Recent events in Charlottesville, Virginia—the site of a white nationalist rally that led to the death of one counter-protestor and injuries to many others—hav... Read more
In this conversation about science and public policy, Kei Koizumi will reflect on his eight years at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, provide a brief review of federal science funding, especially at universities, and talk about several policy issues the Obama Administration tried to tackle in its concluding... Read more

Human Rights Program Student & Faculty Events

Among liberal democracies, the United States stands alone in its defense of hate speech as integral to upholding the First Amendment and ensuring a free society. Recent events in Charlottesville, Virginia—the site of a white nationalist rally that led to the death of one counter-protestor and injuries to many others—hav... Read more

Public Policy Program Student & Faculty Events

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

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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