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A Television Broadcast of Republic of Detours

Posted on July 1st, 2021 · Posted in Book Discussions, Public Programs, Roosevelt House General News

Tune in this Sunday to C-SPAN 2 For a Television Broadcast of A Roosevelt House Presentation: Scott Borchert On his new study of FDR’s Federal Writers’ Project Republic of Detours: How the…  

David Schmitz — The Sailor: Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Transformation of American Foreign Policy

Posted on June 11th, 2021 · Posted in Book Discussions, Public Programs
Roosevelt House is pleased to present a live Zoom discussion of The Sailor: Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Transformation of American Foreign Policy by David F. Schmitz. In this illuminating study, Schmitz presents an overdue... Read more

Scott Borchert — Republic of Detours: How the New Deal Paid Broke Writers to Rediscover America

Posted on June 7th, 2021 · Posted in Book Discussions, Public Programs
Roosevelt House is pleased to present a live Zoom discussion of Republic of Detours: How the New Deal Paid Broke Writers to Rediscover America by Scott Borchert. In this enthralling history, Borchert provides an immersive a... Read more

Eric Rauchway — Why the New Deal Matters

Posted on June 1st, 2021 · Posted in Book Discussions, Public Programs
Roosevelt House is pleased to present a live Zoom discussion of Why the New Deal Matters by Eric Rauchway. In this timely new work of historical analysis, Rauchway explores how the New Deal fundamentally... Read more

New to the Vote? Strategies for Increasing Voter Mobilization

Posted on May 24th, 2021 · Posted in Public Policy Program Events
Coming on the heels of record turnouts in the 2020 elections, state legislatures nationwide have moved to restrict access to the ballot under the guise of securing future elections—even with no evidence of mass voter fraud. With new laws already en... Read more

City Council Candidates on the Future of LGBTQ+ Representation

Posted on May 24th, 2021 · Posted in Public Programs
As we mark Pride Month, Roosevelt House is pleased to present the fourth in a series of 2021 Zoom election forums, designed to give young and first-time voters the opportunity to explore policy issues with those running for office in the June primari... Read more

CUNY TV Broadcast of the Roosevelt House Presentation — Battling Bella: The Protest Politics of Bella Abzug

Posted on May 20th, 2021 · Posted in Public Programs, Roosevelt House General News

Tune into CUNY TV for a broadcast of the Roosevelt House presentation, “Leandra Ruth Zarnow — Battling Bella: The Protest Politics of Bella Abzug.” This panel discussion marks the centennial…  

Citywide Candidates Take on LGBTQ+ Issues

Posted on May 18th, 2021 · Posted in Public Programs
As we mark Pride Month, Roosevelt House is pleased to present the third in a series of 2021 Zoom election events, designed to give young and first-time voters the opportunity to explore policy issues with those running for office in the June primarie... Read more

University-City Collaborations on Climate Action: Best Practices

Posted on May 12th, 2021 · Posted in Public Policy Program Events
The Biden Administration has advanced new climate initiatives that will greatly accelerate and reinvigorate the federal government’s engagement in urgently needed climate action, including the U.S.’s rejoining of the Paris Agreement. Although the... Read more

Public Policy Capstone Presentations Spring 2021

Posted on May 10th, 2021 · Posted in Public Policy Program Events
Throughout the semester our students grappled with difficult questions related to public policy, explored current events, considered ongoing political cycles, and confronted conventional wisdom to produce a policy recommendation that addresses the Pu... Read more