The AI Hub at McSilver
A new hub to address the impact of AI on poverty, race and public health
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, NYU McSilver is 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.
The NYU McSilver Institute and the Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service are hosting a public conversation about predictive risk modeling and child welfare.
McSilver Executive Director Interviewed by NY Times about Black Youth Suicide
Suicide and mental illness are often seen as a ‘white phenomenon,’ but a different picture emerges when looking at trends in youth, Dr. Michael A. Lindsey told New York Times’ Christina Caron.Read more McSilver Executive Director Interviewed by NY Times about Black Youth Suicide
Study: Blacks Teens More Likely to Report Suicide Attempts in Absence of Thoughts, Plans
A new study in Prevention Science points to the need to update suicide prevention screening tools to save more young Black lives.Read more Study: Blacks Teens More Likely to Report Suicide Attempts in Absence of Thoughts, Plans
Experts Discuss Pros and Cons of Predictive Risk Tools in Child Welfare Practice
NYU McSilver and Fordham GSS hosted an examination of the use of AI-driven predictive risk modeling in child welfare systems.Read more Experts Discuss Pros and Cons of Predictive Risk Tools in Child Welfare Practice