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

Posted on January 2, 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 14, 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 11, 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 26, 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 11, 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 5, 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…  

Carolyn B. Maloney officially ringing the Nasdaq Closing Bell in honor of the Equal Rights Amendment and Women’s Equality. Directly behind the podium from left to right pictured are Sally Greenspan (Downtown Women for Change), Lisa Sales (President of Virginia NOW), Asia Khan (founder of the Sign4ERA Initiative), Carolyn B. Maloney, Zakiya Thomas (President & CEO of ERA Coalition and Fund for Women’s Equality), Aarush Santoshi (Generation Ratify), Elizabeth Hemmerdinger (The Feminist Majority) Photography courtesy of Nasdaq, Inc.

The Hon. Carolyn B Maloney, Hunter Students, Women’s Rights Leaders Ring NASDAQ Closing Bell in Support of Women’s Equality

Posted on July 14, 2023 · Posted in Featured News Story, Roosevelt House General News

The Hon. Carolyn Maloney, Hunter College Students, and women’s rights leaders rang the Nasdaq closing bell Friday, July 14. All wore white in honor of the suffragist movement, the 100th anniversary of…  

Remembering Richard Ravitch

Posted on June 28, 2023 · Posted in Roosevelt House General News

We mourn the loss of Richard Ravitch, an esteemed friend and counselor to Hunter College and an early member of the Roosevelt House Advisory Board. We are grateful that he…  

Winners of the 2023 Tisch Health Prize: from left, Yinan Lan, Sudha Acharya, Laurie M. Tisch, Jennifer J. Raab, and representatives from Vision/Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired and the Skillspring Program at the New Jewish Home.

Winners of the 10th Joan H. Tisch Community Health Prize for Excellence in Urban Public Health Announced by Hunter College

Posted on June 21, 2023 · Posted in Roosevelt House General News, Tisch Legacy Project News

(Photo: From left, Yinan Lan, Sudha Acharya, Laurie M. Tisch, Jennifer J. Raab, and representatives from Vision/Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired and the Skillspring Program at the New…  

Remembering Eva Kastan Grove

Posted on June 12, 2023 · Posted in Roosevelt House, Roosevelt House General News

Roosevelt House deeply mourns the loss of our extraordinary alumna, Eva Kastan Grove ’58, a cherished friend to Hunter College. Eva’s involvement at Hunter reflected her deep commitment to social…