Rose Pierre-Louis is our new Executive Director
Her appointment marks a new chapter of leadership at NYU McSilver.
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.
In Conversation with Dr. Timnit Gebru and Minerva Tantoco on Ethical AI is a virtual discussion of emerging harms and social good related to AI.
Olivia Lapeyrolerie Appointed As NYU McSilver Chief Communications Officer
NYU McSilver announced the appointment of Olivia Lapeyrolerie as Chief Communications Officer, starting October 2022. She will be a member of the Institute’s new leadership team working to advance the organization’s mission to disrupt poverty.Read more Olivia Lapeyrolerie Appointed As NYU McSilver Chief Communications Officer
NYC Releases Harlem Conditions Report 86 Years Late, But It’s Still Relevant
McSilver partnered with the New York City Department of Records and Information Services on a convening about the report and current concerns.Read more NYC Releases Harlem Conditions Report 86 Years Late, But It’s Still Relevant
McSilver Names AI, Health Equity and Justice Policy Experts As Fellows-in-Residence
Chris Hemphill, Ifeoma Ike, and Cathy Nonas appointed as Fellows-in-Residence for the 2022-2023 term.Read more McSilver Names AI, Health Equity and Justice Policy Experts As Fellows-in-Residence