Posted on January 8, 2016 · Posted in P-cubed News, Roosevelt House, Roosevelt House General News

On December 16, 2015 the Fall 2015 Public Policy Capstone students presented their semester research projects to an audience of students, faculty, and the general public at Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College. The research projects proposed solutions to some of today’s most pressing policy challenges, including narrowing the achievement gap, reducing recidivism, and promoting green energy policy, among many others. A video of the presentations can be found below, as well as a list of student names and project titles.

Sharon Avnon: Reducing GHG Emissions from New York City’s Built Enviornment

Julia Brown: A Better Future for New York City’s Foster Youth

Erika Colangelo: Economic Disadvantage, Low Access to Quality Education, and Incarceration

Riddhi Dawer: College Affordability for Low-Income Minority Students in Six CUNY Senior Colleges

Danielle Haley: Increasing Compassion: Reforming Juvenile Justice

Shamima Khan: Healthcare Expenses in the United States: Problems and Policy Solutions

Cyrus Lalkaka: A Tricky Calculus: How Do We Improve Diversity At Specialized High Schools?

Juliet Sato: Marijuana Policy Reform in New York: Reducing the Number of Non-Violent Marijuana Offenders in the Criminal Justice System

Eden Volkov: Improving Access to Health Insurance and Affordable Healthcare Among the Working Class Young Adult Population

Ariel Yardeni: Approaching the Problem of Disproportionate Latinx Teenage Pregnancies in New York City