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‘Beyond Books’ Discussion Explores Library-Based Social Work
Libraries around the nation are evolving to serve their communities in new ways. This May 6 virtual event explores library-based social work.
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NYU McSilver Institute Announces 2024 Fellows-in-Residence
Award-winning public official and soft power strategist Penny Abeywardena and nationally recognized education innovator Jeffrey Ginsburg join returning fellows NEW YORK – Government leader and international affairs expert Penny Abeywardena, and Jeffrey Ginsburg, who is the incoming President & CEO of Volunteers of America Greater New York in March, are joining the McSilver Institute of […]
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Experts, Government Officials Kick Off Policy-Focused Equity Conversation Series
Led by Council Member Nantasha Williams, the three roundtable discussions seek to produce real solutions to the ongoing equity crises in New York City (NEW YORK) – Leading academics, practitioners, subject-matter experts, and New York City government officials will gather Thursday for the first in an unprecedented series of intensive invite-only roundtables focused on addressing […]
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Pierre-Louis and Maldonado: New York has to combat fare evasion

Fare and toll evasion is an existential issue for the region’s transit, but new tools could help the Metropolitan Transportation Authority turn the tide, all while shifting away from the criminalization of poverty. This week, the New York Daily News published an op-ed, authored by McSilver Executive Director Rose Pierre-Louis and attorney Roger Maldonado, that […]
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Rep. Espaillat and Pierre-Louis outline “regional strategy for ethical AI”

At the start of what will surely be a banner year for artificial intelligence (AI) systems, McSilver Executive Director Rose Pierre-Louis and U.S. Representative Adriano Espaillat co-authored an op-ed in the New York Daily News reflecting on challenges already encountered in the quest for more ethical and equitable AI systems and offering novel legislative solutions […]
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