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Public-Private Punishment: A Call to Challenge Private Prison Growth in the United States

Posted on May 18th, 2020 · Posted in Student Forum

A serious reevaluation of the criminal justice system appears at the top of every progressive’s priority list. From increasing police accountability to reimagining the role of prisons, a plurality of…  

The Fiscal Relief States Really Need

Facing a coronavirus-induced recession, states and cities are looking at an acute fiscal crisis, with the National Governors Association requesting $500 billion in fiscal relief from the federal government. In recessions, the…  

A Sacrosanct Institution: American Homeownership and Inequality

Posted on February 24th, 2020 · Posted in Student Forum

There are few things more American than the prototypical American home—apple pie aside—and there are few things of more value to Americans than owning this home. In politics, presidents and…  

Researching Asian Poverty in New York

Posted on December 9th, 2019 · Posted in Student Forum

There is a lack of disaggregated data on Asian poverty in New York City. Asians in poverty are hidden behind the veil of the “model minority” stereotype, which masks the…  

Spring 2016 Public Policy Capstone Students Present Proposals To Combat Today’s Policy Challenges

Posted on January 27th, 2017 · Posted in Featured News Story, P-cubed News, Roosevelt House General News

On December 14, 2016, the Fall 2016 Public Policy Capstone students presented their semester research projects to an audience of students, faculty, and the general public at Roosevelt House Public Policy…  

Spring 2016 Public Policy Capstone Students Present Proposals To Combat Today’s Policy Challenges

Posted on July 27th, 2016 · Posted in P-cubed News, Roosevelt House General News

On May 18th, 2016, the Spring 2016 Public Policy Capstone students presented their semester research projects to an audience of students, faculty, and the general public at Roosevelt House Public Policy…  

Public Policy Capstone Students Present Proposals To Combat Pressing Policy Challenges

Posted on January 8th, 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…  

Public Policy Capstone Students Present Proposals To Combat Today’s Policy Challenges

Posted on May 22nd, 2014 · Posted in Roosevelt House General News

Above: The Spring 2014 Public Policy Capstone with Professor Shyama Venkateswar, Director and Distinguished Lecturer of the Public Policy Program. On May 15th, 2014, the Spring 2014 Public Policy Capstone…  

The Urgency of Obesity Translational Research

Posted on April 4th, 2014 · Posted in Student Forum

During my freshman year at Hunter College, I became involved with Weill Cornell Medical College Office of Community Service’s program Motivating Action Through Community Health Outreach (MAChO), which is a dual mentoring…  

Doubling Down on the Nation’s Obesity Epidemic

Posted on March 7th, 2014 · Posted in Frank Friday, P-cubed News, Roosevelt House Faculty Forum

Medical researchers recently released some hopeful news in the nation’s battle against obesity. According to a recent study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, obesity rates among children…