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Meek Mill, Malcolm Jenkins, Yamiche Alcindor, Jose Antonio Vargas, Sayu Bhojwani, and Reshma Saujani accepted awards. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Sheryl Huggins Salomon, sheryl.huggins.salomon@nyu.edu (NEW YORK—June 12, 2019) The McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research at New York University (NYU) held its seventh annual McSilver Awards on June 10, 2019 at the Rosenthal Pavilion atop... Read more
  (NEW YORK—June 5, 2019) The McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research at New York University continued to ring the alarm about rising suicide rates in Black youth on Tuesday, June 4th.  Our Executive Director, Dr. Michael A. Lindsey, testified at a New York State Senate Joint Public Hearing on Suicide and Prevention before the Senate Standing Committee on Mental Health and... Read more
  TESTIMONY BY DR. MICHAEL A. LINDSEY, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, THE MCSILVER INSTITUTE FOR POVERTY POLICY AND RESEARCH AT NEW YORK UNIVERSITY ON MENTAL HEALTH, SUICIDE AND BLACK YOUTH BEFORE THE NYS SENATE COMMITTEE ON MENTAL HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES [As prepared] June 4, 2019   I am currently the Executive Director of the NYU McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research, and the... Read more
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Sheryl Huggins Salomon, sheryl.huggins.salomon@nyu.edu Meek Mill, Malcolm Jenkins, Yamiche Alcindor, Jose Antonio Vargas, Sayu Bhojwani, and Reshma Saujani will accept awards. (NEW YORK—May 29, 2019) The McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research at New York University (NYU) will hold its seventh annual McSilver Awards on June 10, 2019, 6:00 – 9:00 p.... Read more
Meek Mill, Malcolm Jenkins, Yamiche Alcindor, Jose Antonio Vargas, Sayu Bhojwani, and Reshma Saujani will accept awards. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Sheryl Huggins Salomon, mcsilver.comms@nyu.edu NEW YORK (May 21, 2019)—The McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research at New York University (NYU) will hold its seventh annual McSilver Awards on June 10, 2019, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.... Read more
WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 30, 2019) — The Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) launched a new, emergency taskforce focused on the growing problem of suicide and access to mental health care among Black youth. Chaired by Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-NJ), The CBC Taskforce on Black Youth Suicide and Mental Health will convene experts in Washington, DC and around the country, raise... Read more
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Sheryl Huggins Salomon, mcsilver.comms@nyu.edu NEW YORK (MARCH 19, 2019)— The McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research at New York University has received a three-year research grant from the National Institute of Mental Health to study the effectiveness of a novel treatment intervention for keeping Black adolescents engaged in depression treatment. Rates... Read more
Media Coverage Updated June 18, 2019   Meek Mill Honored with NYU's Vanguard for Social Justice Award  ABC Radio News Online Meek Mill Receives Vanguard Social Justice Award From NYU’s McSilver Institute All Hip Hop  ‘Speak Up For the Voiceless’: Meek Mill Honored With Social Justice Award Atlanta Black Star Meek Mill Receives Vanguard Social Justice Award From NYU’s... Read more
Innovative initiative will strengthen programs by training California Community College faculty and staff on trauma and resilience   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Sheryl Huggins Salomon, mcsilver.comms@nyu.edu Kimiko Martinez, kimiko@theopportunityinstitute.org BERKELEY, CALIF. (JANUARY 15, 2018) — Teaching in prison takes an unexpected toll on the health of college faculty and staff.... Read more
This year the McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research at New York University continued our work creating new knowledge about the root causes of poverty, developing interventions to address its consequences, and translating research findings into action through policy and practice. We also continued our work fostering important discussions about inequality, systemic racism, mental health and the effects of... Read more

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