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India’s Economy: Miracle or Debacle for Human Development?

Posted on April 9th, 2024 · Posted in Human Rights Program Events
Roosevelt House Human Rights Program, in collaboration with Scroll, are pleased to present a facilitated discussion with Indian-American Economist, Ashoka Mody, and Hunter College Professo... Read more

James G. Basker — Black Writers of the Founding Era

Posted on April 3rd, 2024 · Posted in Book Discussions, Public Programs
Roosevelt House is pleased to present a discussion of the new Library of America anthology Black Writers of the Founding Era featuring the historian, author, and editor of the volume James G. Basker in conversation with televisi... Read more

Know Your Rights: Gender Identity and Expression Discrimination Protections in New York City

Posted on April 2nd, 2024 · Posted in LGBTQ Center Program
Join the LGBTQ Policy Center and the Sorensen Center at CUNY Law for a “Know Your Rights” training session on gender identity/expression discrimination protections and self-guided Name Change trainings. This training will provide a holistic and a... Read more

Terry Golway — I Never Did Like Politics: How Fiorello La Guardia Became America’s Mayor, and Why He Still Matters

Posted on April 1st, 2024 · Posted in Book Discussions, Public Programs
Roosevelt House is pleased to present a discussion of historian Terry Golway’s new book I Never Did Like Politics: How Fiorello La Guardia Became America's Mayor, and Why He Still Matters. In this vivid an... Read more

The 2024 Jack Newfield Lecture — Dan Barry — Jimmy Breslin: Essential Writings

Posted on March 28th, 2024 · Posted in Book Discussions, Public Programs
We are proud to continue our tradition of public conversations and lectures in the name of legendary investigative journalist and Hunter alumnus Jack Newfield ('60), illuminating his enduring relevance and influence. To do so, Roosev... Read more

Alan Mallach — Smaller Cities in a Shrinking World: Learning to Thrive Without Growth

Posted on March 26th, 2024 · Posted in Book Discussions, Public Policy Program Events
Roosevelt House is pleased to present a lecture and facilitated discussion with urban policy expert Alan Mallach on his new book Smaller Cities in a Shrinking World: Learning to Thrive Without Growth.Over the past hundre... Read more

Once Upon A Time The Fire Burned Brighter… and Other Yiddish Songs — A live musical performance created and performed by Gordon Lockwood

Posted on March 25th, 2024 · Posted in Public Programs
Please join us as Roosevelt House and Hunter’s Center for Jewish Studies co-host a unique concert program featuring Gordon Lockwood, a blues duo including singer and guitarist Jeremiah Lockwood and drummer ... Read more

Prospects for a New York State Social Housing Development Authority: Addressing Critical Questions

Posted on March 15th, 2024 · Posted in Public Programs
On February 7th, State Senator Cordell Cleare and Assemblywoman Emily Gallagher introduced a bill that would establish the New York State Social Housing Development Authority (SHDA). Drawing on New York’s uniq... Read more

Cannabis Policy in New York State

Posted on March 15th, 2024 · Posted in Public Policy Program Events
On Tuesday March 19th from 2:30-3:30pm, we will be joined by former New York City Councilmember ... Read more

Difret — Film Screening

Posted on March 12th, 2024 · Posted in Film Screenings, Human Rights Program Events
Please join the Roosevelt House Human Rights Program for a film screening of Difret, a story of how two courageous women changed history.Followed by a discussion on the legal rights of women in Ethiopia, with our spring... Read more