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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 19, 2020.)
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Rose Pierre-Louis Named to Board of Committee for Ranked Choice Voting NYC
The NYU McSilver COO joins Susan Lerner and Betsy Gotbaum, who are already on the board.
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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.
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1619 Project Creator Nikole Hannah-Jones Addresses At-Capacity Audience at NYU

On Monday, November 18, the McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research at New York University (NYU) and the Office of NYU President Andrew D. Hamilton hosted a fireside chat with Nikole Hannah-Jones, who is an award-winning investigative reporter for The New York Times Magazine and the creator of the publication’s 1619 Project.
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McSilver Awards Recap: Vanguards for Social Justice Honored on June 10th

The McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research at New York University (NYU) held its seventh annual McSilver Awards on June 10, 2019 at the Rosenthal Pavilion atop NYU’s Kimmel Center in Manhattan, New York City. “We are thrilled to be recognizing six individuals who are defining a critical moment in this country — be it about immigration, or using the power of their voices to talk about mental health and social and criminal justice; be it from raising the next leaders in tech to diversifying our ranks in the world of politics or preserving the fourth estate,” said Dr. Michael A. Lindsey, Executive Director of the McSilver Institute.
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McSilver Institute Co-Hosts Screening and Discussion

On Monday, November 5, the NYU McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research co-hosted a free screening of the critically-acclaimed film, Monsters and Men at the Cantor Film Center in Manhattan, followed by a panel discussion about policed lives, policing and justice. Moderated by McSilver’s executive director, Dr. Michael A. Lindsey, the panel discussion included the director, NYU […]
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Addressing Suicide Among Latina and Black Male Youth

The discussion was moderated by Debralee Santos, the Editor-in-Chief of Manhattan Times and The Bronx Free Press. Panelists included: Dr. Rosa M. Gil, Founder, President and CEO of Comunilife, Inc., Dr. Michael A. Lindsey, Professor and Director of the McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research at NYU Silver School of Social Work, NYS Assemblymember Carmen De La Rosa and Reverend Dr. Michael A. Walrond Jr., Senior Pastor of First Corinthian Baptist Church. NYU Silver School of Social Work Dean, Neil Guterman and Paulette Goddard, Professor of Social Work provided greetings and opening remarks. Presenter slides and a complete list of event co-sponsors can be found below.
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Symposium on Race and Poverty: Translating Knowledge into Action

This fall, the McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research at New York University Silver School of Social Work is hosting a research-focused thematic event, the Symposium on Race and Poverty: Translating Knowledge into Action. The discussions and presentations featured will address issues and disparities that directly affect families and children of color living in poverty.
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