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Announcing the 2024–2025 Hunter College Pride Policy Fellows

Posted on June 25th, 2024 · Posted in LGBTQ Policy Center News, Roosevelt House General News

The LGBTQ Policy Center at Hunter College’s Roosevelt House is pleased to announce the 2024–2025 Pride Policy Fellows: Christopher Asma, Lily McAndrews, and Juniper Sokolov. These three students will each…  

Winners of the 11th Joan H. Tisch Community Health Prize for Excellence in Urban Public Health Announced by Hunter College

Posted on June 13th, 2024 · Posted in Roosevelt House General News

(L–R) Dr. Jonathan F. Fanton, chairman of the 2024 Roosevelt House Tisch Prize Jury; Laurie M. Tisch, founder and president of the Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund; Dr. Ted Long, senior vice president…  

2024 Kheel Lecture on Transportation Policy

Posted on May 9th, 2024 · Posted in Public Programs, Roosevelt House, Roosevelt House General News

May 9, 2024, New York — Last night the Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College hosted the 2024 Theodore Kheel Transportation Policy Lecture featuring an in-depth and timely discussion of…  

Authors at a “Banned Books: Free Expression, and LGBTQ Identity” panel, featuring authors (from l.) Kyle Lukoff, Adriana Herrera, Vicki Johnson, and Boon Lin Ngeo.

Roosevelt House Featured in Publisher’s Weekly “In Brief: March 14, 2024”

Posted on March 15th, 2024 · Posted in Roosevelt House General News

In The News: Roosevelt House Featured in Publisher’s Weekly “In Brief: March 14, 2024” “All for Free Expression On February 28, the Roosevelt House at Hunter College in New York…  

Roosevelt House in “The Nation” — Will Human Rights Survive?

Posted on January 2nd, 2024 · Posted in Roosevelt House General News

Will Human Rights Survive? Seventy-five years ago, the UN adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Can we ensure its implementation today? by Navi Pillay in The Nation.  To mark Human Rights Day,…  

Navi Pillay and Meryl Streep.

Meryl Streep at Hunter Fete for Universal Human Rights Declaration

Posted on December 14th, 2023 · Posted in Roosevelt House General News

Hunter College marked the 75th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights with a powerful performance by actor and advocate Meryl Streep as Eleanor Roosevelt, who led the drafting…  

Women’s Forum on Afghanistan Holds Media Briefing at Roosevelt House

Posted on December 11th, 2023 · Posted in Roosevelt House General News

Yalda Royan, left, with Fawzia Koofi and Asila Wardak, both members of the Women’s Forum on Afghanistan, held a media briefing on Dec. 11, 2023, at Roosevelt House, Hunter College,…  

Roosevelt House mourns the passing of Dr. Anita Arrow Summers

Posted on October 26th, 2023 · Posted in Roosevelt House, Roosevelt House General News

The advisory board, faculty, and staff of Roosevelt House mourn the passing of our beloved longtime advisor and generous benefactor, Hunter College alumna Dr. Anita Arrow Summers (’45). A well-known…  

Happy 139 Birthday Eleanor Roosevelt!

Posted on October 11th, 2023 · Posted in Roosevelt House General News

Eleanor Roosevelt would have been celebrating her 139th birthday. A supporter of workers rights, had she been alive she would have attended today’s dedication of the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire Memorial…  

Ms. Magazine Brings its Fight for the ERA to Roosevelt House

Posted on October 5th, 2023 · Posted in Roosevelt House, Roosevelt House General News

Below is the full article “Ms. Magazine Has Been Fighting for the ERA Since Its Inception” by Max Fallon-Goodwin published in Ms. Magazine on September 22, 2023. Ms. Magazine Has Been Fighting for the ERA…