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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 Joins TV Panel on Workplace Challenges for Women of Color
Rose Pierre-Louis joined a panel of experts on the Manhattan Neighborhood Network TV channel.Read more McSilver COO Joins TV Panel on Workplace Challenges for Women of Color
House Passes Bill to Address Racial Gaps in Youth Mental Health Care
Efforts by the NYU McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research to inform policymakers about troubling trends in Black youth mental health reached an important milestone today, when the House of Representatives passed the Pursuing Equity in Mental Health Act.Read more House Passes Bill to Address Racial Gaps in Youth Mental Health Care
Recent Media Coverage for the McSilver Institute
The McSilver Institute’s research, policy recommendations, and accomplishments have recently been noted by news outlets across the media spectrum. Check out some of the highlights! (This list was last updated on October 30, 2020.)Read more Recent Media Coverage for the McSilver Institute