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Understanding current challenges for Black, Latinx and other youth of color
What We Do
Research, programs and interventions that address the root causes and consequences of poverty.
Poverty is about more than lacking the resources to meet basic needs, such as food, clothing and shelter. We recognize the interrelatedness of race, gender and poverty. Therefore, we are dedicated to dismantling structural racism and other forms of systemic oppression through our work.Read more about ENDING POVERTY
Programs at the McSilver Institute
How We Help
The McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research at New York University is committed to creating new knowledge about the root causes of poverty, developing evidence-based interventions to address its consequences, and rapidly translating research findings into action through policy and best practices.
Our event programming extends the conversations started by our work to challenge harmful narratives, advance new thinking and inspire positive change.
McSilver COO Offers Tribute to the Late Midwin Charles on ‘Zerlina’
Rose Pierre-Louis spoke in tribute to her late friend and colleague on the Peacock news show, Zerlina.Read more McSilver COO Offers Tribute to the Late Midwin Charles on ‘Zerlina’
Women’s History Month: One on One with The NY Attorney General
The Hon. Letitia ‘Tish’ James spoke with Dr. Christina M. Greer about leadership in a talk co-hosted with the Greater New York Chapter of The Links.Read more Women’s History Month: One on One with The NY Attorney General
McSilver Researchers Lead Study of Pandemic Food Insecurity Program
Published in Social Work for Health Care, it examined an innovative partnership between Doordash and SCO Family of Services.Read more McSilver Researchers Lead Study of Pandemic Food Insecurity Program