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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

In recent months, the enduring issues of race and law enforcement have weighed on the city and nation with gathering force. They range across the spectrum of criminal justice, from stop and frisk encounters to harsh solitary confinement and from Ferguson to Baltimore. These programs aim to fulfill Roosevelt House's mission to foster discussion, deb... Read more

Thu, July 9, 2015 | 6:00 pm +   RSVP

When Samuel Battle broke the color line as New York City's first African American cop in the second decade of the twentieth century, he had to fear his racist colleagues as much as criminals. He had to be three times better than his white peers, and many times more resilient. His life was threatened. He was displayed li... Read more
In recent months, the enduring issues of race and law enforcement have weighed on the city and nation with gathering force. They range across the spectrum of criminal justice, from stop and frisk encounters to harsh solitary confinement and from Ferguson to Baltimore. These programs aim to fulfill Roosevelt House's mission to foster discussion, deb... Read more
Join us for a discussion with Steve Fraser on his book The Age of Acquiescence: The Life and Death of American Resistance to Organized Wealth and Power. A groundbreaking investigation of how and why, from the 18th century to the present day, American resistance to our ruling elites has vanished. From the American Rev... Read more
Join us for a book discussion with Timothy Dwyer and Marc Peyser, authors of Hissing Cousins: The Untold Story of Eleanor Roosevelt and Alice Roosevelt Longworth. A lively and provocative double biography of first cousins Eleanor Roosevelt and Alice Roosevelt Longworth, two extraordinary women whose tan... Read more

Human Rights Program Student & Faculty Events

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Public Policy Program Student & Faculty Events

In recent months, the enduring issues of race and law enforcement have weighed on the city and nation with gathering force. They range across the spectrum of criminal justice, from stop and frisk encounters to harsh solitary confinement and from Ferguson to Baltimore. These programs aim to fulfill Roosevelt House's mission to foster discussion, deb... Read more
In recent months, the enduring issues of race and law enforcement have weighed on the city and nation with gathering force. They range across the spectrum of criminal justice, from stop and frisk encounters to harsh solitary confinement and from Ferguson to Baltimore. These programs aim to fulfill Roosevelt House's mission to foster discussion, deb... 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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