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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

Mother and Daughter at U.S. Supreme Court
Sixty years ago, the US Supreme Court ruled that segregation made schools "inherently unequal" and had no place in education in the 20th century. This landmark ruling found that segregation violated the 14th Amendment and eventually brought about the end of Jim Crow laws. Today, the racial landscape in America looks very di... Read more
Sphinx
Join us at Roosevelt House for a book discussion with journalist Nicholas Wapshott. In The Sphinx, Nicholas Wapshott recounts how an ambitious and resilient Roosevelt—nicknamed "the Sphinx" for his cunning, cryptic rapport with the press—devised and doggedly pursued a strategy to sway the American people to abandon isolationism a... Read more
JustMercy
Join us at Roosevelt House for a special evening featuring the executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative Bryan Stevenson, as we celebrate the publication of his new memoir Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption.  Stevenson was a young lawyer when he founded the Equal Justice Initiative, a legal practice... Read more

Human Rights Program Student & Faculty Events

Mother and Daughter at U.S. Supreme Court
Sixty years ago, the US Supreme Court ruled that segregation made schools "inherently unequal" and had no place in education in the 20th century. This landmark ruling found that segregation violated the 14th Amendment and eventually brought about the end of Jim Crow laws. Today, the racial landscape in America looks very di... 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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